Kingston 256GB V100 SSD Kingston Advises SSDNow V100 Users To Upgrade Firmware

Kingston has learned that a small percentage of their SSDNow V100 sold in the past has experienced a technical issue on the firmware. Kingston strongly recommends that a firmware update be applied to all SSDNow V100 drives to prevent possible data loss. The firmware update can be downloaded from www.kingston.com/support/ssdnow/v100_firmware.asp

Kingston 256GB V100 SSD Kingston Advises SSDNow V100 Users To Upgrade Firmware

Kingston has learned that a small percentage of their SSDNow V100 sold in the past has experienced a technical issue on the firmware. Kingston strongly recommends that a firmware update be applied to all SSDNow V100 drives to prevent possible data loss. The firmware update can be downloaded from their dedicated support page: www.kingston.com/support/ssdnow/v100_firmware.asp
 
Description of issue:
We have discovered a technical issue with our SSDNow V100 which could result in drive failure. While we have observed this issue in only a small percentage of drives, Kingston strongly recommends that a firmware update be applied to all V100 drives to prevent possible failure.
Customers can also contact their customer service hotline at 800-8861042 (toll free) or more information. 
 
Affected Part Numbers are: 
 
SV100S2/64GZ, SV100S2D/64GZ, SV100S2N/64GZ 
SV100S2/128GZ, SV100S2D/128GZ, SV100S2N/128GZ 
SV100S2/256GZ, SV100S2N/256GZ, SV100S2N/256GZ 
 
It is important to note that 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.