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USB Flash Drive + Testing Them

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#1 MasterNe0


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Posted 15 December 2016 - 10:08 AM



    I am wanting to see if their a way to test flash drives to make sure they aren't bad either due to them being fake OR defective.


    I used flash drive tester from vconsole.com and when testing some new 256GB drives, we are getting the error "Semaphore TimeOut period Has Expired" during the testing using that software.


   What i dont know is what that error actually means. This seems to happen so far with 2 out of the 5 drives I have (same model).


   The drives are USB 3.0, connected to a machine that has 2.0 USB connectors.


   I ran the same test on a 2.0 USB 64GB drive from the same manufacturer that I have and that has no errors so not sure if the error due to being defective or being 3.0 on a 2.0 connector.

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#2 SleepyDude


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Posted 15 December 2016 - 10:23 AM



Try with H2testw (interface can be changed to English) https://www.heise.de/download/product/h2testw-50539

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