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gosaving.net Fake USB Flash Drives Appear.

Posted by DragonDakel on April 20, 2010

eBay is not the only place you will find fake and counterfeit hacked memory items – especially usb flash memory pen sticks. Many internet sites around the world offer dangerous false capacity – gosaving.net is one of them. iOffer is another site recently featured at SOSFakeFlash. Offered at gosaving.net, Transcend V30 usb flash drives advertised at 64GB capacity.

FakeFlashNews published the story: gosaving.net 64GB Transcend Counterfeit Fakes Sold. JetFlash V30 USB Flash Memory Drives

If you suspect the Transcend memory product is a counterfeit, use the hot link on Validation Memory to visit Transcend and validate your item.

If you suspect hacked capacity please read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives .

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 are wondering about fake memory chips and how serious the problem is, you need to read this!

How Can You Spot Fake Flash Memory Chips? What Is the Key Factor That Determines If MP3 MP4 Players, USB Flash Drives Or Memory Cards Are Fake Capacity?

The video says it all.

You can always leave a comment on the Report A Fake post for an internet site. The victim at gosaving.net did. SOSFakeFlash contacted FakeFlashNews to investigate.

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