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I upgraded my PC 2 weeks ago with a 512GB MX100 that replaced my SanDisk 256GB SSD.
First I cloned the system to the new mx100, but the system acted strange, it wasn't responding after a few minutes.
So I thougth: "OK lets make a clean new UEFI Install of Windows 8.1 Update 1 x64."
I did, installed all windows updates migrated some mails an other files and began to install software like MS Office, Acronis True Image 2014 Family Pack, Kaspersky, etc.
After that the system acted strange again and I realized that after a few minutes the MX100 had 100% disk-activity. I searched the net and found useless tips like "deactivate Superfetch and such things". Nothing helped.
I thought that maybe a windows update may have gone mad or something. And because no personal files where changed at that moment, I made an other clean install. This time with less disks in my system to minimize the potential issue sources (threw out 3 120GB SSDs: Corsair Force 3, OCZ Vertex 3, Toshiba SSD 128GB)
The next day the system began with not responding after a few minutes. I had to reset my computer opened task manager and realized that the 100% disk-activity came back after a few minutes.
Because the last thing was the install of Acronis, I uninstalled that and the system worked normal even after hours.
I googled a little mx100 + acronis and found a few threads with the same issue, but nobody had a clear answer to what is causing the problem:
MX100 or acronis??
What should I do? Do I have a faulty MX100? I mean, I never expierenced something like this with my previous SSDs.
I have a Asus X200M Netbook and replaced the HDD with a MX100 512GB from Amazon using the provided Acronis 2014 True Image software. It worked flawlessly until windows did an update to 8.1. Now the system randomly screen freezes while browsing, rebooting, etc. It is strange because if it freezes while browsing, it acts as if it loses internet connection and will time out, a few seconds later the browers ceases to function entirely and then a few seconds after that the entier machine becomes 100% unresponsive. Happens about 2-8 mins after I turn the machine on. I ran the harddrive tools to check the S.M.A.R.T. stuff and it found no error. Fortunately I have the original HDD and reimaged again, however no matter my selection on windows update, it will auto download and install 8.1, thus running into the problem all over again. The system has the most up to date drivers from ASUS. Please help before I toss this thing into the window, I thought microsoft learned there lesson after vista, apparently not.
Within 48 hours of installing an M550 512GB SSD in my mid-2012 13" MacBook Pro (latest version of Mavericks), I experienced the apparently famous random crash/restart, with no startup disk found on reboot until I powered down. I am posting a new thread, because I didn't see much mention of Mac OSX in the previous thread - and no solution! I considered returning the device, but I had already fallen in love with the speed increase, and actually, it hasn't recurred...yet. And I don't use the laptop for mission-critical projects.
But... doesn't there really need to be a fix for this?
It really shouldn't matter what software or drivers are being run - if they worked fine on the old hard drive, they should be reliable on the SSD. I just hope Crucial is working on a fix for this!
I am considering a 1TB SSD for my desktop, and at the moment, I am concerned about considering a Crucial SSD. What is the feeling about this issue? Thanks! - JW
Dell Inspiron 3874 desktop
Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
I've done everything I can think of and the MX100 crashes whenever it's plugged into the SATA on the motherboard. I've tried the following:
* clean install from recovery disc - crash at start of installation
* cloned the old drive with Acronis True Image 2014 - crash at login screen
* safe mode boot - crashes at classpnp.sys
It works fine when I'm using the USB to SATA that came with my Crucial M4.
After install W7 downloads and installs many updates and create many temporary files during that process, it may be happening in the background. Also installing any program or driver can create additional temporary files. You can reclaim disk space by removing that kind of temporary files but usually W7 takes care of that by its own.