Windows 10: Fake memory on flash drives Solved

  1.    19 Oct 2015 #1

    Fake memory on flash drives


    I have recently bought a 32gb micro sd card from eBay and was wondering if there is some kind of check I can do to make sure it has correct memory on it, I have heard that some of the sd, hard drives and flash cards from eBay are being faked and what looks like a 500gb hard drive people find out later that its just a 1gb flash drive inside with some kind of modded files in it that makes it look like a 500gb drive, upon transferring files they just delete anything past 1gb. So is there a way to check?
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  2.    19 Oct 2015 #2

    Yeah - don't buy untested stuff off ebay.
    Otherwise you'll just need to format it and use it to see what's there.
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  3.    20 Oct 2015 #3

    Kanata said: View Post
    Yeah - don't buy untested stuff off ebay.
    Otherwise you'll just need to format it and use it to see what's there.
    if you don't have any knowledge about the subject maybe you shouldn't attempt to "help".
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  5.    20 Oct 2015 #5

    thank you very much
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  6.    20 Oct 2015 #6

    You're welcome.
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