Software To Test Flash Memory
How do you find out what the real capacity is for a flash memory storage chip? Is there a software that will tell you the actual capacity?
The best software to determine the capacity of flash storage for mp players, memory cards and usb flash drives is H2testw. This H2testw is free to download and use.
It is used to detect fake capacity. A similar software has been developed for Linux. One of the advantages of H2testw 1.4 is not only to test for a digitally altered chip but to find out if it is a reject. A flash memory chip that was supposed to have been destroyed, not sold.
You will find many internet articles that have
H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives
in their title. Rip off artists are everywhere. This article was published by KittyFireFlash at SOSFakeFlash in 2008. It is popular. Everyone wants a slice to boost their internet ratings. It is a new scam and unfortunately does little to really help victims of flash memory fraud.
How good is this software in detecting fakes?
See the poll in the article at SOSFakeFlash for H2testw 1.4.
People who sell fake flash memory hate the software and hate the article. It exposes them for selling fakes.
How serious is the issue of faking real capacity for flash memory?
See the video. It is short, sweet and to the point. Little has changed since 2009.
eBay is just one of many internet sites where buyers become victims.
There are some very dangerous sites out there: