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Problem with Installing 600p ssd on Windows 7

Hi,

It is my intention to buy 2 x 512mb 600P M.2 drive for use on my small business system which runs on Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit.

I have been investigating if I can install the Windows 7 Boot system onto a Intel 512mb 600P M.2 drive without much sucess.

I have noted that the Microsoft standard NVMe express drivers as per this page - " https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/kb/2990941" are not satisfactorly working or am I misinformed ??

Do you have any information about this situation that would allow me to move forward.

I note that on 21/10 there was a comment on this site - "We will release a public document with the detailed instructions in the near future." - how is this going ???

Regards

Mike

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Hello Mikestone,

 

 

Thanks for posting in our forum.

 

In reference to the installation of Windows* 7 with the Intel® Solid State Drive 600p series, http://www.intel.com/content/dam/support/us/en/documents/solid-state-drives/Intel_6_Series_PCIeNVMe_... here is a link with some steps on how to install Windows* 7 on these NVMe* drives.

 

Please try the suggested link and let us know if you were successful following the instructions.

 

 

We will be waiting for your response.

 

 

Regards,

 

NC
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Hi,

Thank you for your reply and information which I have read.

Please note as I mentioned in my first Post - " It is my intention to buy 2 x 512mb 600P M.2 drive " I will not order them until I am sure I can use them as

the Boot System.

Unfortunally I am under pressure on this matter and would not be happy buying an inferior product instead.

So therefore I would like to hear any information on the Sucessful operation of the 600P under the Windows 7 operating system and exactly how it was set up.

I look forward to your response

Regards

Mike Stone

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Hello Mikestone,

 

 

We have received confirmation from other customers that were successful using this guide to install the operating system on the SSD 600p (Windows* 7).

 

We also were successful installing Windows* 7 on our SSD 600p using the guide, we tested in 2 different systems (Asus* & Gigabyte* motherboards).

 

 

Our recommendation is to check with the computer manufacturer first and make sure the motherboard you are going to use to install the SSDs is PCIe x4 NVMe* compatible.

 

 

Any other question please let us know.

 

 

Regards,

 

NC
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Hi, NC

Thanks for getting back to me quickly with the good news.

My board is an ASUS x99 -A ll which is fully compatable with PCIe x4 NVMe*

I will now proceed with the order tomorrow

Thank you for your valued assistance.

Regards

Mike Stone

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Hi Mikestone,

 

 

We are glad we have helped you with your request. Please do not hesitate contacting us in case of any other assistance.

 

Have a nice week.

 

 

Regards,

 

NC
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