Flash Drive Issue .. Please Help

By Baracoda
May 12, 2007
  1. Hello there,
    i hope this is the right place to ask my question .. i've such a bad problem with aflash drive ( Sony Vaio 8GB Flash Drive 2.0 ) .. it comes with its driver and everything is ok .. when installing and copying data to it .. but once i unplugged it .. the next time i plug it in .. tha data is like the picture .. a zero files with no useful data .. i tried to format it .. i safely remove the drive before unplugging it .. i did everything .. please anybody can help me ??

    yours , cherif

  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Defective Sony flash drive. We are getting hundreds of reports on failure of the Sony units. Your drive must be new, so get it replaced under the one-year warranty. I don't know of anything you can do to return to reliable performance on the Sony drives.
    Sony makes their own, while most of the 87 available brands are made by Samsung. You will have your best luck with Lexar, LG, Memorex, Transcent, Kingston, and Corsair. Avoid SanDisk and no-name brands. OCZ is reportedly good so far.
  3. Baracoda

    Baracoda TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks a million for ur reply .. and yea .. im going to replace it
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