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Windows 7: Will installing the NVMe hotfix foul up my already existing NVMe?

5 Days Ago   #1

W7 64 Ult
Will installing the NVMe hotfix foul up my already existing NVMe?

Hi :)

First, thanks to @SIW2 for the NVMe hotfix

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I already have two Samsung EVO NVMe M2 SSDs working in W7, as Samsung has a controller for that model. So, no hotfix needed there.

I would like to add a 4TB Sabrent M2 SSD - they do not have a controller for their drive, and they are telling me it will not work in W7 "without the hotfix previously avail".

I am hopeful that the hotfix posted in the above thread will work, however, my main concern is screwing up the SSDs I already have, one of which is the OS.

Anything to worry about here?

Thanks in advance.

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5 Days Ago   #2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

Never heard of any probs with that - are you using the older samsung pro can't remember the model that had the oprom - 850 maybe?

If you are paranoid you could make a backup image before installing the hotfixes
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5 Days Ago   #3

W7 64 Ult

Hey - I thought your name looked familiar!

Transfer b/u image to new SSD drive?

The SSDs I have are 970 EVO Plus V-NAND. Not sure if it has an oprom, but I think not.

I have a b/u of my OS, and can reinstall with Acronis if anything gets screwy.

I was just wondering if anything can happen to the SSD itself.

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