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Intel 80GB Solid-State drive (SSD) Firmware Update, P/N 45N7960 resolves Windows trap errors - ThinkCentre M90, M90p, M90z


Microsoft Windows bluescreen trap errors (BSOD, Blue screen Of Death) using Windows 7 platform with the Intel 80GB SSD.

The drive may fail to respond to the host During Execution of the Data Set Management Command with Trim Attribute (Windows 7 exclusive attribute). Drives executing the Data Set Management Command with Trim Attribute that are in the act of executing internal data management such as self defragmenting may cause the drive to halt responding to host requests. Drive will hang requiring a power cycle of the device to return to normal operation.

Affected configurations

The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems which configure with Microsoft Windows 7:

  • ThinkCentre M90
  • ThinkCentre M90p
  • ThinkCentre M90z

The systems hard drive is the following:

Intel SSD 80G, P/N 45N7960, FRU 41W0524.


Click here to download and install Intel SSD FW upgrade firmware package.

Follow the instructions to upgrade the SSD FW to latest level. The firmware level after upgrading should be 2M3.

You can follow the example below to find the firmware level of the SSD.

firmware level of the SSD

  • Alias ID: SF11-D0015
  • Document ID: HT031638
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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