How to check your pen drive original or fake?

Pen drives used to store the music, videos or any other data. pen drives are most portable Storage device for many peoples because its very portable other than devices. Now Flash drives also manufactured as fake drives and looks like original one. These duplicate pen drives imported from china and selling by some peoples in India. They are selling these pen drives at low price. Even 256 GB Flash drives sold for 18  sgd. On computer, it will display only fake size of pen drives. Generally its capacity within 4 GB only and that made with small programs to show bigger capacity. When you copy the files larger than 2 GB, it will struggle to work and dead. So how to check your pen drive is original or fake.

1. H2Testw is worthy software to check a flash drive is original or not. You can check SD cards and various types of memory cards also. Download this software here.
2. Unzip/Extract the file and run the application file.
3. Before checking a pen drive, empty the files and folders.
4. Click Target device and select your removable device.
5. Click Write+Verify button and wait for your pen drive being checked.
5. If your pen drive is verified as original one, it will be displayed as “Test finished without errors”
6. If your pen drive is fake one, it will be displayed as “The media is likely to be defective”

This software displays read/write speed and errors of your usb drive. If your usb device is damaged, you will see some errors. you can select also internal hard disk drives for this verifying method.

Prevent to buy fake pen drives:

• Don’t buy pen drives from unfamiliar persons.
• Don’t buy flash drives via online websites. The fake flash drives listed in also with original brand names like as Sony, Kingston, Transcend and etc.
• Buy only in branded stores and good shops you already known.

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