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Fixing Fake SD SDHC Cards, Is It Possible? What Are The Problems And Challenges? What Software To Use To Test For Flash Memory Fake Chips. Is There A Free Download To Check Flash Drives And Memory Cards Size?

Posted by techchips on July 13, 2011

Do you suspect you have a fake memory card? Is the class speed under performing? Are you losing your files and experiencing data corruption from flash memory chips? These are important signs for fake memory chips altered to lie about their true size. A lot of people call it “Hacked Memory”. The black market is strong, over 1,000,000 flash memory chips are upgraded and manipulated every month and many brand name manufacturers such as: SanDisk, Transcend, Sony, ADATA, Kingston Technologies, RITEK and Lexar have been impacted.

How do you test a memory card to check it’s capacity? Can you identify the low level reformatting software needed to repair MultiMedia (MMC plus) Plus, Compact Flash (CF), Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC), Memory Stick Micro (M2),Memory Stick Pro Duo (MS Pro Duo), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX, Micro SDHC, Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) cards?

Covered:

  • Step One – Identifying The Real Size Of Your Memory Card
  • Step Two – Identifying Software To Repair Your The Real Size Of Your Memory Card
  • Step Three – Repairing Your Fake Flash Memory Card
  • Discouraged In Fixing Fake Flash Memory Cards?
  • Do You Feel A Bit Silly Or Foolish About Having Bought A Fake Memory Card? Read the rest of this entry »
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Chip Genius – The Good And The Bad About This Software In Identify Flash Memory Chips And Repairing Fake Hacked Memory. How Useful Is Chipgenius?

Posted by techchips on December 7, 2010

ChipGenius is a software used to identify the VID and PID information for flash memory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Faulty Flash Memory Chips – Are They Really Faulty Or Have They Been Hacked To Lie About Their Real Capacity?

Posted by techchips on April 19, 2010

Faulty implies a manufacturing defect – there is nothing “faulty” about flash memory chips reprogrammed to lie about their actual capacity. This practice is very common in the Orient. The nand flash memory chips are digitally altered using low level formatting tools. Quite a few usb controller chips are easily manipulated. The most common are found in Alcor, AMECO, iCreate and Micov families.

Software is widely available often the same software used to prepare the chips in Fabs for correct capacity. Digital alteration is commonly referred to as “Hacked” memory. Is it difficult to do?

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Acronis Disk Director Not Reading Kingston DT150 DT200 DT300 DT400 USB Flash Drives

Posted by techchips on January 2, 2010

If a Kingston USB Flash Drive is Genuine, you should have no difficultly reading it with Acronis Disk Director or any other partitioning software.

So what are the circumstances that lead to problems reading a Kingston DT150 DT200 DT300 DT400 USB Flash Drive?

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Should You Repair A Fake USB Flash (Pen) Drive?

Posted by techchips on September 23, 2009

Before you attempt to repair a fake aka upgraded USB Flash (Pen) Drive you should ask yourself the following questions:

  • What are my chances of being successful?
  • What are the chances of downloading a virus?
  • How trustworthy are repaired drives?
  • How much is my time worth?

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