Please read all instructions below carefully before proceeding for information that may affect your specific computer.It is always highly recommended that you backup your data. Your data must exist in multiple locations to be qualified as having a backup. Anytime a drive is being updated, upgraded or moved, there is a potential for data loss. This update is non-destructive. While OWC has updated several drives with no data loss, we strongly recommended backing up all data on the SSD before performing this update.Instructions to verify your firmware version.
If your OWC SSD Firmware revision contains xxxA12F0 or xxxA13F0, then xxx365A12F0 or xxx365A13F0 is the most up-to-date revision, current as of October 20, 2011.
If your OWC SSD Firmware revision contains xxxABBF0, then 603ABBF0 is the most up-to-date revision, current as of March 30, 2015.
Intel based Mac. (Please see supported models below)
Wired USB Keyboard & Mouse
Internal or External CD/DVD Drive
Blank DVD media
OWC Mercury Electra* (3G, 6G), Extreme* (Pro, RE, 3G, 6G), or Aura* (Pro, MBA, 1.8, 6G) SSD.
*Not including 960GB models.
Be sure you have a backup of ALL critical data.
Download the image from the link above.
Verify what OWC SSD generation and firmware you are using by following the guidance in the link to the left.
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