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DT300 Kingston DataTraveler eBay! kaylachadwick – phoebuscy – gwen1223 eBay Flash Memory Sellers – Test Immediately To Verify Advertised Capacity. Please Avoid Fake Memory Products! Fälschung?

Posted by DragonDakel on May 23, 2012

If you bought a flash memory item from kaylachadwick – phoebuscy – gwen1223 or any other eBay seller you are advised to test item(s) immediately for advertised capacity. You may have purchased a fake flash memory product. H2testw is the software to test true capacity for flash memory. It is used to test memory cards, mp players and usb flash drives. It is free to use and download. A linux alternative to H2testw also exists. To understand what H2testw does and download read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives

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 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.

If you need help and information on eBay read:

Fake Flash Memory – Hacked! Top Articles SOSFakeFlash. Consumer, Reseller Education. Beware. Be Wise. Learn. Avoid Fake Flash Memory. Learn To Test For Real Flash Memory Capacity.

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.

Changing Trends In The Sale Of Fake Memory On eBay For USB Flash Drives, Memory Cards And MP Players. SOSFakeFlash Advises Do Not Buy From eBay Sellers With Low FeedBack Scores. Avoid Sellers with Scores Under 300+ To Protect Yourself From Potential Fraud. Learn Why.

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

If your item failed capacity testing with H2testw, make sure to leave SOSFakeFlash in your feedback.

SOSFakeFlash has asked us to remind you on the importance of sending SOSFakeFlash all addressing information on an eBay seller who sold fake capacity flash memory. This information is critical to detecting and tracking fake flash memory sellers.

New Information On Flash Memory Prices!

Survey Flash Memory Prices Retail Stores. SOSFakeFlash Requests Your Participation. Please Assist. 2012 Global Price Drop For Flash Memory? Is It Cheap? New Trends. What Is The Real Story On Lower Flash Memory Prices?

Technology change is driving lower prices for legacy flash memory, see this comment.

Warning to buyers of legacy flash memory! Do not expect discount prices on old flash memory products… Issue is original cost price, sellers will never offer them at prices less than the original wholesale cost. If they did, they would loose money. Discount for sellers is only available if they purchase from an authorized brand name reseller or direct from the brand name. If sellers purchase from internet wholesaling sites in Asia they are at EXTREME risk.

About No Returns:

eBay Sellers “No Returns” For USB Flash Drives. What Does This Mean? Is It Legal? Are Sellers Trying To Scam Buyers With Fake Memory? SOSFakeFlash Report On Changing Trends eBay Sellers And The War To Stop The Sale Of Counterfeit And Fake Memory On eBay. The No Returns On eBay Beware Of Fraud!

kaylachadwick – United Kingdom

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kingston 256gb usb flash drive / memory stick

phoebuscy – Cyprus – No Returns

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256Gb USB 2.0 memory stick flash drive

gwen1223 – United States

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NIB Kingston 256GB DataTraveler 300 – “Tested for Authenticity” U.S. SELLER

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

Reports:

Genuine Verses Fake Counterfeit USB Flash Drives – A Guide – USB Flash Chips Used In USB Flash Drives – Grades A B C D

Global Report – eBay Fake Memory 2008 – 2009

Crises on Ebay For Fake Flash Memory Products Sold In 32GB 64GB 128GB 256GB – SOSFakeFlash Reports

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