By 28 March 2011 | Categories: news


Kingston has announced that it has discovered that a small percentage of its SSDNow V100 drives have experienced a technical issue within the firmware. The company strongly advises users of its SSDNow V100 drives to download the firmware update, in order to prevent possible data loss from occurring.
This firmware update is available by way of Kingston Technical Support. Before updating the firmware of their devices, the company recommends that users back up their data and then apply the firmware revision.
“Customer satisfaction and producing high quality products is the key to Kingston’s success, so they want to make every effort to ensure that their customers are aware of this firmware revision and have the opportunity to patch their V100 drive(s),” the company stated in a press release. 
Affected Part Numbers are:
SV100S2/64G, SV100S2D/64G, SV100S2N/64G
SV100S2/128G, SV100S2D/128G, SV100S2N/128G
SV100S2/256G, SV100S2D/256G, SV100S2N/256G
None of Kingston’s other SSDNow products, with part numbers beginning with SNE, SNM, SS, SNV, SNVP and SVP are affected by this potential issue.


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