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Checking flash memory for "bad sectors"?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Alex Ethridge, Jun 3, 2018.

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  1. Alex Ethridge

    Alex Ethridge Thread Starter

    Apr 10, 2000
    In the days of DOS, we had a command-line hard disk and floppy disk checking utility that scanned for and marked bad sectors and showed those sectors on a graph as it scanned.

    Is there such a utility today for flash memory?

    I am not interested in checking the speed of the card, only interested in knowing if it has "bad sectors" or whatever it may be called for flash.
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    managed Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

    May 24, 2003
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    Yes, HD Tune free > Error Scan tab. Connect the flash device before starting HD Tune then select it in the drop down at the top.
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