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Crucial Adrenaline SSC firmware updates

Version 070H - Windows® 7 Updater Application 

Released April 2, 2013

Version 070H - Windows® 8 Updater Application

Released April 2, 2013

Version 070H - Manual Boot File for Windows and Mac®

Released April 2, 2013

Window 7 instruction guide
Window 8 instruction guide
Boot file instruction guide

Firmware 070H is recommended for anyone currently running 04MH or previous firmware releases. It includes incremental improvements and refinements over these versions which may improve the overall user experience.

Like recent firmware versions, version 070H has improvements over versions 000F which are specific for Windows 8 and new UltraBook systems, although systems running Windows 7 and other operating systems may also see improvements. Any m4 firmware version will function normally in Windows 8, even without these performance improvements.

The following is a summary of changes between 040H and 070H, which are independent of operating system:

  • Resolved a power-up timing issue that could result in a drive hang, resulting in an inability to communicate with the host computer. The hang condition would typically occur during power-up or resume from Sleep or Hibernate. Most often, a new power cycle will clear the condition and allow normal operations to continue. The failure mode has only been observed in factory test. The failure mode is believed to have been contained to the factory. This fix is being implemented for all new builds, for all form factors, as a precautionary measure. The fix may be implemented in the field, as desired, to prevent occurrence of this boot-time failure. To date, no known field returns have been shown to be related to this issue. A failure of this type would typically be recoverable by a system reset.

Additional details can be found in the firmware guide.

Warning: Crucial recommends that you back up or make copies of all important files before installing this firmware update. This firmware updated is done entirely at your own risk. If performed correctly, there will be no loss of system or user data currently stored on the drive. However, if the firmware process is interrupted, your solid state drive might not function properly. If the firmware update is done on a notebook computer, Crucial recommends that the computer is plugged in to avoid interruption.

Crucial Storage Executive (version 5.02)

Optimization and update utility

Storage Executive optimizes and updates your Crucial SSDs on Microsoft Windows computers. Supported drives: P1, MX series, BX series.

Storage Executive only available for 64-bit systems.

Installation and warranty

Our easy SSD install guide

Follow our step by step guide to make installation easy.

1. Preparation

2. Cloning using Acronis

3. Physical installation of your SSD

4. Install Crucial Storage Executive

Data transfer

Clone your existing hard drive for hassle-free SSD installation on Microsoft Windows computers
Transfer your existing data for a hassle-free SSD installation on MacOS computers