cyclic redundancy check ??????

  acein1 21:19 13 Aug 06

hi folks,ive got a new 4gb sony usb flash drive,which i want to load a lot of photographs on to,and also some music files,they are all saved in my documents on the hardive,when i try to copy them to the usb flash drive i keep getting this "cyclic redundancy check " message ,i have googled for it and found some stuff that was over my head im afraid,but from what ive read it seems to refer to bad c/d,s etc it dose not say anything about the p/c hardrive i wonder if some kind sole can through a litte lite on this for me,in plain english if possable many thanks for any help offered

  Joe R 21:36 13 Aug 06


"cyclic redundancy check", is usually an error code given, when, cd's or dvd's cannot be read by the system. I have not seen this error, from any type of flash drive, I < or anyone I know has used, but wouls assume, that the problem ( as with cd's & dvd's ), lies with the flash drive,

I can only recommend that you try the drive on another P.C. and, see if the same problem reoccurs.

  Joe R 21:37 13 Aug 06

Oh god! I always thought my grasp of the English language, was half decent.:)

  acein1 22:03 13 Aug 06

thanks joe,
i think i may have being duped,a search on google has come up with some fake "sony" flash drives that are giving problems, so anyway thanks for your help

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