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T470 unable to detect M.2 SSD 2242 after updates inlcuding BIOS

Hi,

 

Yesterday, I did all available updates including BIOS pertaining to T470, thereafer T470 is unable to detect the Transcend M.2 SSD 2242. The M.2 SSD 2242 was working fine prior to the updates. Anyone can advise?

 

Thank you. 

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Re: T470 unable to detect M.2 SSD 2242 after updates inlcuding BIOS

Here are additional info about the machine:

UEFI BIOS VER - N1QET55W (1.30)
UEFI BIOS DATE - 2017-05-23
EMBEDDED CONTROLLER VERSION - N1QHT31W
(1.13)
ME FIRMWARE VERSION - 11.6.29.3287
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Re: T470 unable to detect M.2 SSD 2242 after updates inlcuding BIOS

I have maybe the same problem.

 

I just put a Teamgroup M2 2242 SSD in my T470 and it gets not recognized at all but works fine in the M2 2280 slot.

I have the latest Bios version.

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Hi John,

My 2280 slot is already in use, which is why I wanted to use 2242 as extra storage option.

Lenovo need to fix this issue.
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My 2280 slot is in use too.

I just wanted to make sure that the ssd is still working and tested it in the 2280 slot. 

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Re: T470 unable to detect M.2 SSD 2242 after updates inlcuding BIOS

After the update, boot into the BIOS and try hitting F9 to load setup defaults.  You may have to go back and change anything you previously changed, like boot order, UEFI, etc.


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I loaded bios default settings but the ssd is still unvisible (in bios and OS).

 

 

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same here, loaded bios default and unable to detect.
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Is it possible to just downgrade the bios? 

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I second the option to downgrade BIOS.

Lenovo, please resolve this issue. I need to access the data in M.2 2242.

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