USB Flash Drive Testing Tools

USB Flash drive is a commonly used portable digital media to transfer any data and last couple of years it’s become so popular that it will be quite impossible to find anybody who don’t know or didn’t used USB Flash drives. Now come to the point, Since the popularity of USB flash drive is increased and there is a thousands of fake USB drive in the market. So, the question is how to check the USB is it original or duplicate? Is there any way to find out? Yes, today we will show you how to test a USB and how to identify whether its original or fake? To do this testing we will need to use a small tools USB_Flash_Drive_Tester_1.14 This tools will allows you to test any removable media including SD, MMC, CF, USB Flash drives for bad or unstable sectors. 

Once the USB is plugged in it will automatically detect the device. There is few options like “Read” or “Write” or both combination of test. After selecting the testing type click on the “Start Test” button. According to the Device read/write speed and the capacity. After finishing the test take the note for all the data like, Read Speed of USB drive, Write speed of USB drive, Block Size of the capacity and all other errors. Now, here is some common standard information for all well known manufacturer like SanDisk, Transcend, Apacer, TwinMOS, A-DATA etc-
1. Product Name, Manufacturer name, Real Capacity Should be as described.
2. Read write speed should not be less than 6/4 [for 4 to 8GB]
3. For higher capacity should be higher read/write speed.
4. Should not be any error
5. Finally you should notice the Block size because some factories [not well known] they make 8GB USB into 4GB by blocking the Block sizes by the MP tools. Which is commonly used for OEM USB or without any brand name or for the copy  USB. Later on we will show you how they are doing that.

SSD Recovery and Format tools for JMicron Controllers

This tools will allow you to factory reset the SSD which has JMicron 60 Series of Controller. You may use the ChipGeneius  or Flash Drive Information Extractor 7.5 to identify the used controller on your existing SSD without opening the case. If you found the controller vendor is JMicron and if the controller is JMF60X SSD (JMF601, JMF602B, JMF603B) then you may apply this tools to factory reset or low level format the data to recover your SSD.
Download the JMicron_60X_SSD_MPTool_vB.2.11 and Leave your comment if you found this tools is helpful or if you faced any problem. Thanks!

Data Recovery from Memory Card and USB flash drives (PhotoRec)

Now a days everybody is using USB Flash drive or Memory card for transferring the data sometimes for even storing. Every Camera are using memory card for storing the pictures. If Accidentally formatted a memory card in the camera with interesting images that was taken at holiday? Formatted a USB-stick with the very file you want, and the backup has left? All is not lost! Lost information can attempt to recover. 
Most of the cases the disappearance of information refers to damage to the logical structure of the data. When formatting or file system fails to flash, just destroyed a table with information about the file location and the file is, in most cases, are not damaged. According to this, there is the possibility of self-rescue information without recourse to organizations specializing in recovering data from Flash drives and save a little money on this character. So, try to recover the information but please make sure the bellow precautions-
a. Make sure that the media is not physically defective.
b. Also its not giving any error message while accessing the removable disk does not appear a window with the message “Insert Disk“.
c. Finally, don’t use the memory card or the flash to store any new data.
To recover lost files, use a small free program PhotoRec 6.14 included in the package.
Download and unpack the archive with the program, such as C: Temp
Connect the removable media [USB Drive or Memory card through Card reader] to your computer and run the program photorec_win.exe
1. In the list of drives, You will find the device list and select your removable media.

2. Then select the type of file system on the media, in this case as example, [Intel].

3. In the next window, select the partitions to find deleted files, choose the first in the list section (Whole disk – search for all sections of the disc).

4. Next, specify the type of file system on the disk, as we choose the FAT file system [Other] because msotly all the USB flash drive and Memory cards used FAT or FAT32 file format.

5. Here you need to select a directory to save the files that found from the lost files. By default, the directory with the program photorec_win.exe, click “Y”

6. Will begin process of search of deleted files. please don’t unplug the device or remove the device. During this recovery process if you remove the device there is a big change to destroy the device permanently. It could take longer time as the capacity of the media. So, be patient and wait to finish the whole process.

7. As a result, the program will report the number of found files and store them in a directory recup_dir

Now navigate the folder and That’s all a bit of luck and your lost files recovered! If you found this tools is useful, please don’t forget the let us know or if you found any difficulty you are most welcome to leave your comment. Thanks!

  

USB CD ROM Read Only Partition Maker and Format Tool- AppoTech DM Controlllers

This simple but very powerful and small tool is widely used for formatting and create or management the partition size for the DM Controllers. This tools may use for several even for all models if the DM controllers. This is a very good utility for creating CD-ROM or Read the only partition. This tool is widely used for TwinMOS K2 USB Drives also SanDisk USB, Transcend, Apacer USB and so on. If you found you USB has the DM controller after checking with the ChipGenius then select the right version of the tools and apply it.

DM UDisk AP – utility to format, create a CD-ROM and hidden partitions for DM controllers. The archive additionally applied manual in Chinese.
DM UDisk AP v1.0.0.3- Click Here to Download
Interface: English (English)

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USB Flash Drive QC Testing tools- Controller Chip DM8261

This tools is commonly known as QC Testing tool for AppoTech’s Controller DM8261 Series of Controllers. If you found you USB has the DM controller after checking with the ChipGenius then select the right version of the tools and apply it.
USB Flash Drive QC Testing tools
USB Flash Drive QC Testing tools

DM8261 QCTool – QC-tool for working with flash drives based on controllers AppoTech DM8261.
DM8261 QCTool V1.0.0.3- Click Here to Download
Interface: English (English)

DM8261 QCTool2 – QC-tool for working with flash built on the controllers AppoTech DM8261. As I understand it, QCTool2, is “a new development”, the previous program QCTool.
DM8261 QCTool2 v1.0- Click Here to Download
Interface: English (English)

USB Drive Partition Maker for DM Controller Model- DM8261

This tool is an industry grade tools and widely used for mass production and repair of USB drives. With this tools you may able to repair up to 16 USB drives together. If you found you USB has the DM controller after checking with the ChipGenius then select the right version of the tools and apply it.
USB Drive Partition Maker
USB Drive Partition Maker

DM8261 Partition – Industrial utility for working with flash controllers: DM8261, DM8216 and YS8231- Click the bellow links to Download according tot he version.
DM8261 Partition v1.0.0.4- Click Here
DM8261 Partition v1.8 – Click Here
Interface: English (English) & China (Chinese)
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Remove Write Protection for TwinMOS USB Drive K2- Easy way

To removing the write protection of TwinMOS USB Flash Drive Model- K2. We will show you how to remove the write protection. There is certain procedures and if one is not work you may try another but to make sure and to choose right steps or right version of the tools you should use this tool [ChipGenius] to identify the chipset. Once you got the chipset info consider 80% work done, now just you have to pick the right version of the tools or the technique.
TwinMOS USB K2
 TwinMOS USB K2
In this first part of this tips we will discuss how to identify the chipset and how to recover the USB or how to remove the write protection switch without applying any Tools. Fist of all download the ChipGenius and install it. After installation open the application and plug the USB drive [make sure USB has power and detect by PC] in the main window of the ChipGenius you will be able to see some basic info about the USB drive you plugged in most recently. Keep note the VID, PID, Flash version and Controller model. If you found the controller vendor as DM then Click Here. If you found the controller as SMI then Click Here. If you found the controller as Phison then Click Here. If you found the Controller vendor is USBest or IT then Click Here. If you not sure about the Controller model then you can try the bellow simple steps-
Open Start Menu [Windows Button+R] >> Run, type “regedit” and press Enter, this will open the registry editor and now navigate to the following path:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>SYSTEM>>CurrentControlSet>>Control>>StorageDevicePolicies. Double click the key WriteProtect in the right pane and set the value to “0” In the Value Data Box and press OK button. Exit Registry menu and restart your computer once and try to connect the USB again. This is the simplest and easy way to remove the write protection but if the USB still has the same problem then better to follow the Tool based technique.

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Sony FAT32 Formatter for Play Station

This FAT32 Formatter is Windows compatible software that is useful if you plan to use your any external Hard Disk Drive or Portable HDD as additional storage with a PS3 or any other device that only supports the FAT32 file system. You can use FAT32 Formatter to format your Sony external Hard Disk Drive to FAT32 file system prior to use it with your PS3 or other device.
Sony FAT32 Formatter
Sony FAT32 Formatter

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Format Large Portable HDD into FAT32 format

If you love to play games in Sony Play station and you would like to use bigger size of HDD as external then you might face a problem because generally we format our HDD as NTFS file system but in Sony play station only FAT32 format can be detect so here is a bog problem but you can solve this problem by using a very simple but very strong tools to format your large size of HDD as FAT32. 
Format Large Portable HDD into FAT32 format
Format Large Portable HDD into FAT32 format

This is the best tools for formatting HDD in to FAT32. To download this useful tools Click Here. Leave your comment if you found this tools is helpful or if you faced any problem. Thanks!

ChipGenius v3.01 the ultimate master of USB Chip info

ChipGenius is one of the best and professional USB tools for checking the USB info. It has the biggest data base for most of the old and recent models of USB from all the vendors. It gives all the info automatically as soon as the USB is plugged in. It can also detect the USB card reader, MP3 or MP4 chip info too. In a word you can say this is the ultimate master of USB info.

As per my personal experience on this filed, i trust on this tools and Personally i will recommend this tools due to its functionality and accuracy. By using this USB tools you will be benefited to select the correct version of formatter or MP tools [Mass Production] to recover and restore your USB drives. To download this useful tools Click Here. Leave your comment if you found this tools is helpful or if you faced any problem. Thanks!

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