08-07-2015 05:33 AM
I have a brand new Thinkpad X250 with a stock Toshiba 256GB SSD and Windows 7 Professional.
Since I need more storage I have purchased an m.2 SSD drive from Adata (Premier SP600, 256GB).
After installing it in the empty m.2 slot, I get all the time the blue screen of death at the end of the Windows boot, just before the logon screen. This happens also when I boot in Safe Mode.
I removed the m.2 drive and everything works perfectly again.
To be noted that:
1 - I have the latest BIOS in my Thinkpad
2 - I have made a disk test of the m.2 drive from the BIOS boot menu and the drive is recognized, no defects
3 - My primary SSD disk is encrypted with PGP (not sure this matters)
Any idea what may be causing this and how to solve it?
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08-13-2015 06:34 PM
I have found the solution: after updating to the latest Intel RST (Rapid Storage Technology) driver v.188.8.131.521 (not yet available on the Lenovo support site where a much older driver is provided), my ADATA m.2 SSD works perfectly on my X250.
08-16-2015 03:09 AM - edited 08-16-2015 03:09 AM
Thanks. Probably my issue was due to the corporate Windows 7 platform that was installed on it, with a much older driver for Intel RST. I suspect the stock version of Windows pre-installed on a new X250 has a later, better RST driver.
12-10-2017 12:47 AM