The laptop had USB 3. Share This Page Tweet. I’ve followed the instructions here: I tested my theory between a few more machines until the proof was in; connecting the drive to any USB 2. James D , Sep 28, Discussion in ‘ Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades ‘ started by davidricardo86 , Sep 20,

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NOT old bin file which goes with flasher. Today I reached for it again and this time decided to see if a repair was possible. I know I have to use the tool called MPTool, and run it as administrator. Whatever, it worked for him so he’s happy and im glad its still in use.

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Obvious yet funny mistake. I used it with a “Y” usb cable, the one with the extra usb, to power up an HDD in a usb3 enclosure. Also, you are trying to update from a USB 2. GalaxySIIApr 13, I tested my theory between a few more machines until the proof was in; connecting the drive to any USB 2.

And thanks for taking the time to update the thread. I followed the procedure downloading the firmware tool and the firmware, unlocking it with “asmedia” as password, etc but I always get “failed” back, whatever I do. I would like to figure out why I couldn’t do simple flash but everything seems to be working fine so If I never solve this second issue, I’ll live. Yes, my password is: James DSep 28, One day I picked it up and, imagining its time in the drawer might have healed it, plugged it into a laptop.


But the biggest surprise — USB 2. Thanks to tiller, I have solved one of my problems.

I also bought this ExpressCard model as the one I currently have asmedja have the external power port. Its just my throw-away USB 3.

I eventually gave this ASMedia card to my friend for his non-usb3 ThinkPad but let him know about the reason for the “Y” usb cable. So, thank you, Plugable, for being very sensible with your devices and firmware updates, which has allowed me to bring a completely different piece of hardware back to life.

Can someone please help me?

The laptop had USB 3. My desktop machine did not.

Aluminum Casing OS Requirements: Log in or Sign up. Firmware would seem to be the culprit, but nobody is sensible enough sam1051 produce a firmware flash utility for such things, surely?

Your name or email address: The firmware utility found the chip just fine on the USB 3. No, create an account now. Better just write it in a simple way and post screenshots of your problem. Thanks again tiller, asmddia to you sir! Quite some time ago, I bought a super-cheap 2.


ASMedia ASM 1051 USB3/SATA Controller Firmware Update

Just type in the name of the company that made the chip, in lower case. So the firmware update tool doesn’t work for me at all.

Meanwhile if I were you I would download older firmware flasher tool and tried to use it for flashing newer bin file.