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Archive for January, 2009

Buying On eBay – MP Players – Memory Cards – USB Flash drives – Why You should Use A Credit Card To Pay And Not Your Bank Account

Posted by inspectortech on January 21, 2009

The evidence gathered in the last eight months by the FrankenFlash Project and their groups indicates that buying MP Players, USB Flash Drives and Memory Cards is a very risky business. You will find more than enough documented evidence at

So if you are going to bid and buy on eBay why use a credit card instead of bank account funding?

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AU6983 VID = 0000 PID = 7777 Repair Fake Flash Drive Solution

Posted by inspectortech on January 10, 2009

FixFakeFlash – solution AU6983 controller identified with VID = 0000 PID = 7777, fake flash drive. The drive tested and repaired was from eBay Fake Flash Seller powerrangolee. Advertised as 16GB, it’s true capacity was 4GB. This fake flash drive can be repaired using the following information. It can also apply to other flash drives having the same identification.

Read About VID PID Repairing Counterfeit Flash Drives – Steps To Succeed before proceeding to solution.

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SOSFakeFlash Thanks Victims of Fake Flash Devices For Spreading The Word

Posted by inspectortech on January 5, 2009

SOSFakeFlash, part of the FrankenFlash Project would like to thank victims of fake flash devices for their contributions and efforts to fight this horrible plague of data loss – it is Global.

You can and you are making a difference!

By reporting your fakes to SOSFakeFlash it is possible to publish an alert on the internet!

By posting us in forums, we can see new traffic coming into the main site – wonderful! More people helped! Spread the news. It helps everyone.

By contributing solutions to fixing fake flash devices you help others to make a little safe flash device – an innocent no longer FrankenFlash!

Every effort, great or small makes a difference.

On behalf of all victims – THANK YOU!

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Guide to fix hacked USB drives – A visual Example

Posted by inspectortech on January 5, 2009

One of eBay’s Fake Flash victims created a neat visual guide after reporting his fake to SOSFakeFlash. It is a wonderful example for anyone interested in repairing a fake flash drive and seeing how the tools work before trying to carry out a repair. Even if you don’t have an AMECO or Micov based controller chip on your fake flash drive, it can help you prepare. Many reflashing tools are similar in their interface and the general principals to operate.

Guide to fix hacked USB drives

After reading it, you are ready for a more detailed explanation of the things you will need to do to prepare for rescuing your fake.

About VID PID Repairing Counterfeit Flash Drives – Steps To Succeed

The site has some known solutions available. The most important information is the controller chip vendor for the flash item, known as the “Chip Part-Number” with ChipGenius.

If you don’t find a solution that works visit the main site for incoming information repair solutions.

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