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Any thoughts or pointers would be hugely welcome.
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I bought 2 x MX100 256GB SSD drives.
Both when plugged in fail the SMART 180 attribute on starting the computer.
I have tried them both in 2 different PC's (HP XW4300 and HP Z200), and the error is the same on both computers and on both drives.
I have tried emailing for support with no luck..
Has anyone seen this type of failure before, and do I need to get the drives replaced?
Any assistance or thoughts appreciated.
I had Samsung drives previously and never had any issues at all.
I have a Gateway NV59c laptop, and on this site I have a compatibility guarantee for the Crucial MX100 500 GB SSD I picked up.
I used Acronis to clone the drive. When I hook it up via USB with the Crucial adapter kit, I can see the drive is cloned. However when I remove my current HDD and replace it with the SSD, the computer doesn't even get to the BIOS screen, it just shows the Gateway splash, says hit F2 for Setup, but it won't respond to F, it shuts off and restarts. Rinse, repeat.
Any ideas? I don't want to return the SSD, I want to get it to work.