Crucial storage executive 3.60 fail ? solved !

Kilobyte Kid

Crucial storage executive 3.60 fail ? solved !

After some drivers update (bios update, w10 1809 update and intel sata/pcie rst premium controller new drivers) No way to make Crucial storage executive 3.60 work again on my M.2 MX500 SSD

Solution : Im in raid mode setting in my bios and i have to change it for AHCI (who was supposed to worked) and reinstall w10 cause w10 crash when i do it Smiley Sad

 

Some software or disk are not reconize or work on new RST drivers controler setup (after a w10 update or new drivers update). Also i saw a couple of mobo failling whit RST or freeze/crash (im a tech IT) So if you dont need Raid u better put it AHCI ...

Btw was working whit 3.60 before my bios and drivers update.

But ive found this way to switch Raid controler to AHCI whit no w10 reinstall !

https://triplescomputers.com/blog/uncategorized/solution-switch-windows-10-from-raidide-to-ahci-oper...

Now 3.60 work again
Plz Crucial update your 3.60. for raid controler!

 

p.s. Install JAVA 8 ver. 192 beta... can be found on java website

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JEDEC Jedi

Re: Crucial storage executive 3.60 fail ? solved !

Glad you got it sorted but whatever the problem is - it's not as simple as just being raid.  It works fine for me with Intel raid enabled.

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Kilobyte Kid

Re: Crucial storage executive 3.60 fail ? solved !

Glad for you too but wait next update and see !.  Also it depend of a lot of thing. mobo, disk drives, drivers, OS etc.. Windows have more than 16 millions possibilities ! BTW setting your rig to raid controler is completly useless if u dont use it....

Kilobyte Kid

Re: Crucial storage executive 3.60 fail ? solved !

The Intel RST driver set for RAID is fine to use, as AHCI is simply a subset of it. TRIM will work fine in any drive with a bios set to RAID as long as the drive is not in the array or is in an array supported by the newer Intel drivers.

So, short answer -- no problem (and no advantage/disadvantage) at all, and you can leave it as it is. If your rig and drivers is comp. whit it !

JEDEC Jedi

Re: Crucial storage executive 3.60 fail ? solved !


@boblas wrote:

BTW setting your rig to raid controler is completly useless if u dont use it....


That's not strictly speaking true.  I had an old system that only offered IDE and RAID.  Since RAID includes NCQ (which is the feature of AHCI that SSD's want for speed), RAID is much better on than off for that system - even when not using it.

 

On my current system - I am using raid anyway though. Smiley Happy

 

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Kilobyte Kid

Re: Crucial storage executive 3.60 fail ? solved !

But who still had a old system ? Smiley Very Happy

JEDEC Jedi

Re: Crucial storage executive 3.60 fail ? solved !

Some of us still have some old systems Smiley Happy Recently I set up 9 years old notebook with Ubuntu and donated it to a person in need. Also I have a 11 years old notebook that works like a charm Smiley Wink with some older Crucial SSD model.

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Kilobyte Kid

Re: Crucial storage executive 3.60 fail ? solved !

yes it does

here is my story

and how I solve it 

Storage Executive 3.60 is faulty & I just prove it -see the link