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Archive for January 8th, 2011

aliexpress Flash Memory Seller haitao wang’s store – Warning Test Immediately! DT310 256GB Only $11.58 US?

Posted by DragonDakel on January 8, 2011

If you bought a flash memory item from aliexpress seller haitao wang’s store you are advised to test item(s) immediately for advertised capacity. Read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives

If your memory item fails testing post a comment on SOSFakeFlash’s Report A Fake Tab and here. You can also document by sending information to SOSFakeFlashDrive@gmail.com. Addressing Information is important!

Never use any flash memory item without testing for capacity. If you purchased a fake you could lose your files and data. Please read: Why Is Fake Flash Memory So Dangerous?

Please see Validation Memory links for brand names and flash nand memory chip decoding. Reminder, Gb is Gigabits, not Gigabytes. 8 bits is 1 byte. You must divide by 8, if manufacturer lists size as Gb. Exercise care in disassembly of your item to decode.

For a catalogue of common fakes, please see FlashDriveFacts . Scroll down on the left menu bar to see the categories.

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Kingston read:

Kingston USB Flash Drives. How To Check You Have A Genuine One And Not A Counterfeit – Easy Guide. Kingston Technologies Fighting To Protect Consumers And Itself From Counterfeits.

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travelingc – reoenbbt – lp38763347_peng eBay Flash Memory Sellers – Test Immediately To Verfiy Advertised Capacity. Please Avoid Fake Memory Products!

Posted by DragonDakel on January 8, 2011

If you bought a flash memory item from any of these eBay sellers: travelingc – reoenbbt – lp38763347_peng you are advised to test item(s) immediately for advertised capacity. Read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives . You may have purchased a fake flash memory product.

If your memory item fails testing report immediately to SOSFakeFlash. If your eBay seller is deregistered from eBay, it is urgent you report in to SOSFakeFlash. If you do not, they will not be able to investigate and to record in the their database to publish an offical alert listing all items sold. eBay is suspending fake flash memory sellers to avoid buyers leaving feedback or recording the truth.

Never use any flash memory item without testing for capacity. If you purchased a fake you could lose your files and data. Read: Why Is Fake Flash Memory So Dangerous?

Please see Validation Memory links for brand names and flash nand memory chip decoding. Reminder, Gb is Gigabits, not Gigabytes. 8 bits is 1 byte. You must divide by 8, if manufacturer lists size as Gb. Exercise care in disassembly of your item to decode.

PayPal Refunds – Counterfeit Items Policy Change Nov 01 2010. What Does This Mean For Fake Flash Memory? MP Players, USB Flash Drives, Memory Cards? Hacked Memory Awareness Growing.

Check your eBay Sellers feedback, type in the id: http://toolhaus.org/cgi-bin/negs

Buying MP Players, USB Flash Drives And Memory Cards On eBay During Holiday Season – Warning! You Might Be Giving Fake Flash Memory As A Gift! Data Loss Is Not A Gift! Do Not Buy Sony, Kingston or Sandisk On eBay! The Nightmare Of Holiday Giving For Upgraded Flash Memory. Fake Memory Hurts!

travelingc – Canada

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reoenbbt – United States

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lp38763347_peng – China

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SanDisk: Contact Technical Support for assistence.

Kingston read:

Kingston USB Flash Drives. How To Check You Have A Genuine One And Not A Counterfeit – Easy Guide. Kingston Technologies Fighting To Protect Consumers And Itself From Counterfeits.

Kingston Technologies Offers Help To eBay Victims Frauded With Counterfeit Flash Memory

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