Solid State Drive firmware update utility (Bootable ISO) – ThinkPad

NameOperating SystemVersionReleasedDownload
Solid State Drive Firmware Update Utility
30.4 MB
DOS/Windows 3.xFWSS3109 Dec 2013Download
README for Solid State Drive Firmware Update Utility
14.2 KB
DOS/Windows 3.xFWSS3109 Dec 2013Download

This utility will examine your system configuration and detect all Solid State Drives (SSD) installed in your ThinkPad.

The utility will then check the firmware revision of the SSD and judge whether your system requires a firmware update or not. If required, it will
prompt you to run the appropriate firmware update program for your drive.

For that purpose, it is necessary to have the CD/DVD/BD writing software (with CD/DVD/BD creation function from the ISO image file) prepared separately.

Also, any one of the following types of CD-RW, CD-RW & DVD Combo, DVD, DVD Multi, BD or other drives should be prepared. (Hereafter these drives are
called as "optical drive".)
- ThinkPad internal optical drive

A written disc will be bootable. It will boot from your ThinkPad Optical Disc Drive(*) and run the update utility program.
* Your ThinkPad may need to change the boot device setting to boot from an Optical Disc Drive. (See the "Prepare boot device" section in this document)

Supported ThinkPad systems

  • ThinkPad Edge E120, Edge E125
  • ThinkPad Egde E130
  • ThinkPad Edge E220s
  • ThinkPad Edge E320, Edge E325
  • ThinkPad Edge E420s, Edge E530
  • ThinkPad L420, L421, L520
  • ThinkPad L430, L530
  • ThinkPad T61, T61p (SSD supported models)
  • ThinkPad T400, T400s, T500
  • ThinkPad T410, T410s
  • ThinkPad T420, T420s, T420i, T420si
  • ThinkPad T430, T430s, T430i, T430si
  • ThinkPad T510, T520, T520i
  • ThinkPad T530, T530i
  • ThinkPad W500, W510 (*1), W520 (*1), W530 (*1)
  • ThinkPad W700 (*1), W700ds (*1)
  • ThinkPad W701 (*1), W701ds (*1)
  • ThinkPad X1, X1 Carbon (Type 34xx)
  • ThinkPad X61, X61s, X61 Tablet
  • ThinkPad X120e, X121e
  • ThinkPad X200, X200s, X200 Tablet
  • ThinkPad X201, X201i, X201s, X201 Tablet
  • ThinkPad X220, X220 Tablet
  • ThinkPad X230, X230 Tablet
  • ThinkPad X300, X301


  • *1 does not support SATA RAID model

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