Tip submitted by nigsy on August 29 2012
Is my flash memory card fake?
Found this piece of software while searching for some information on fake SD cards
H2testw was developed to test USB sticks for various kinds of errors. It can also be used for any other storage media like memory cards, internal and external hard drives and even network volumes.
The executable file H2testw.exe needs no installation and can be directly run. It was developed for Windows XP and Vista. It should also work under Windows 2000 but was only tested on XP and Vista. Windows 9x/ME is not supported. You can use the older command line program H2test under these operating systems.
The function of H2testw is quite simple: It fills the chosen target directory with test data and then reads it back and verifies it.
Might be a useful little tool to have in the arsenal!!
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