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File System Formats – Part 3 – Incompatibilities

Partitions can be configured in a variety of formats – and a partition formatted for one operating system (Mac OSX, for example) may not be natively compatible with a computer running a different operating system, or vice versa.

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How to Test a Suspected Counterfeit Flash Drive

If you are concerned that a flash drive is counterfeit, or just don’t trust the supplier, there are several tools available to help test a drive to see if it is authentic and can hold the advertised capacity.

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Beware of Counterfeit Flash Drives

Many consumers are still not aware that counterfeit flash drives are a very common problem and have been for years.

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Flash Drive Duplicators Spread the Word

As a journalist, I’ve gone through tons of paper. In the ‘80s, conferences were accompanied with rooms filled with press kits – folders, filled with paper press releases. Since then, forward-thinking companies moved to floppy disk, then CDs, and finally USB flash drives to distribute information. Using flash drives has become an increasingly cost-effective and efficient way to disseminate information. USB duplicators make it fast and easy for organizations to create large numbers of flash drives for distribution.

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