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eBay Black List Sellers – Fake Memory Published By SOSFakeFlash

Posted by techchips on February 11, 2010

Want to know who sells fake MP players, USB pen sticks and memory cards on eBay?

These sellers advertise 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB capacity, but that is not what you will get. It seems most buyers receive only 2GB to 4GB in real size and are at risk for data and file loss. SOSFakeFlash just published new lists for April 2010 . Over 983+ eBay sellers are on file. See their Lists.

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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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How To Test The Capacity (Size) of MP Players, Memory Cards, USB Flash Drive Memory Sticks

Posted by techchips on September 14, 2009

To find the real capacity of nand flash memory storage chips, the best software that is “free” is H2testw.

To learn more read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives. It has all the information you need to understand how the program works and where to get the download.

The software was written by Harald Bögeholz. It is copyrighted, but is offered to people to test their nand flash memory devices. The article also explains why it is the best testing software available and why it is recommended. People use it to test usb pen sticks, memory cards and mp players.

Update 20091023: If you find you have a fake capacity flash memory item and want to repair it, please consult the new FAQ at FixFakeFlash Inspectortech for important information on repairing fake flash memory items before you attempt to repair.

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PayPal Telephone Numbers – Quick Reference Guide To Get A Human Responding Instead Of An Email Robot

Posted by techchips on August 31, 2009

How can you contact Paypal? A lot of people who need to file claims against fraudulent sellers find themselves drowned in email robotic responses that have the intellegence of a peanut.

The problem is responses to members are are cut from templates, no real intellgence is required. Contacting Paypal by telephone requires a person respond to you. The results can be varied but it is better than an email robot. You should explain the situation and not let the person brush you off or give you a story – demand escalation or that they contact a supervisor immediately you feel they are not helpful.

If you need to settle a claim, try to call. Use toll free numbers if you can.

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