Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

The authors of this blog want to elimnate flash fraud on Ebay

Are 64GB leather flash drives from marketnet_gre genuine?

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Seller marketnet_gre claims to have tested the 64GB flash drives in this ebay listing with h2testw and shows a screenshot of the program. We are not convinced – if these really passed testing with h2testw then it will be a first! We have tested a number of these leather type flash drives and all those that we tested were fake capacity, and a fake capacity USB flash drive corrupts files.

We advise anyone who bought one of these from marketnet_gre to run their own test with h2testw as we have a suspicion that this could be another case of firey pants. We wouldn’t touch any USB flash drive sold by marketnet_gre with a barge pole!

We advise everyone who buys flash memory items to test them with the free program h2testw irrespective of where they were purchased – otherwise you run the risk of data loss and corruption.

Report your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.


Written by fightflashfraud

December 15, 2010 at 11:26 PM

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