srs5694 wrote:I recently bought a 16 GB Kingston drive from NewEgg. It was this one, and it doesn't have an activity light. I haven't yet used it for much, so I can't comment on reliability. I figured they just got cheap on the light. Do you have a reference to additional sources about this?
xenopeek wrote:Not specific to Kingston, but Wikipedia has a reference about the practice of faking a small storage USB stick as one with larger storage: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB_flash_ ... e_products. The entire Internet seems to like to the Windows-only h2testw tool for detecting fake USB sticks like these. F3 is the LInux and Mac open-source alternative for it: http://oss.digirati.com.br/f3/.
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