Today on techcribs we are going to review how to identify fake SDCARDS. You must have the following app to continue.
>>SD insight download here
>>H2testw download here
Here is how to use SD insight…
Step #1: Download and install SD insight from Google play store.
Step #2: Insert the SD card you want to test into y
Step #3: Lunch the SD insight app and it will show you a quick info about you SD card in a very simple format.
Step #4: You can see information such as manufacturer’s name, date of manufacture, product name, serial number etc.
To get more details of you SD card, click on the eye-like button at the top of the app and it will show you more details of the card.
Step #5: If you have more than one SD card on the phone, or you want to view info about your internal storage, click on the place it says “SD Card” and select another SD card from the drop-down menu.
Step #6: You can also view validation of the SD card against its class rating for the minimum data transfer rate (e.g. Classes 2, 4, 6 and 10).
Now coming to H2testw
H2testw is another free tool that you can use to test an SD card. It can also be used to test other external storage such as USB Flash Drive and can also be use to test them for errors.
How to Test a Memory Card using H2testw
Step #1: Like I mentioned earlier, H2testw is PC app, so first you need to download it to you PC and extract the zipped file. You can download it from here.
Step #2: After downloading and extracting it, run the h2testw.exe file, (it doesn’t need installation).
It should look like this:
You may want to change the language to English, unless you understand Deutsch.
Step #3: Browse for the storage you want to test by clicking on “Select Target” and click on “Write + Verify”.
The app will analyze the storage and show you the errors (if any) on the next window.
So when next you want to buy an SD card, make to verify whether it is fake or original to avoid spending your money for a fake SDCARD