Upgrading your hard drive’s firmware

Upgrading a hard drive’s firmware is not for a novice and makes professional’s nervous.  Before you upgrade, you should always have a backup of your data.  So when should you upgrade?  Upgrades on firmware come through the recommendation of the manufacturer and often correct any issues and performance problems with a hard drive that may be invisible to the end user.  These firmware updates should only be ran if you have read the manufacturers recommendations, read the instructions thoroughly and verified the information and correct Firmware upgrades are being installed .

Seagate

Western Digital

Firmware search and download for hard drives and other items.

About these ads

One comment on “Upgrading your hard drive’s firmware

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s