Intel on Tuesday said its X25-M and X-18-M SATA SSD, which was pulled back in shipments recently is now ready to ship on bugs free by updating its firmware.

The new firmware is now downloadable at Intel’s website, with the capability to deliver the best performance in your PC according to the company.

Recently, Intel’s second generation of solid state drives, X25-M and X18-M SSDs equipped with 34 nanometer technology has defects in its 02g2 firmware that cause the data corruption when users set a password.

If a password is set, modify or deleted on the drive in the system BIOS, it will be rendered corrupted and useless, the company said.

However Intel still advices to back up all important files first before attempting to reprogram the firmware.

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