Apple releases Hard Drive Firmware Update 2.0

Apple has released Hard Drive Firmware Update 2.0 (3.71MB) which reduces certain infrequent noises made by 7200-rpm drives.

These drives shipped with the June 2009 MacBook Pro.

To complete the firmware update process, please follow the instructions in the updater application (/Applications/Utilities/Hard Drive

The updater will launch automatically when the installation is complete.

New Hard Drive firmware will be: 0007APM2

More info and download link here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Edward W.” for the heads up.]


  1. Working fine for me so far. I haven’t had it try to spin down the HD

    I wasn’t getting the beeps, just the click of the HD a pause of a few seconds while the HD figured out what it wanted to do… that, and wondering if something was wrong ” width=”19″ height=”19″ alt=”smile” style=”border:0;” />

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