Here are two free sofwares that helps you in analyzing your Flash Drive so that you can make a choice easily. Also it reports you about the drive’s condition so that you get the idea whether you can upload your precious data in the drive or not.
Check Flash: With Check Flash you can test, manage and format your USB flash drive. You can also check read-write errors probably known as bad sectors in HDD’s by running read-write cycle on your USB flash drive.
It cannot resolve the problem, but will report you so that you can place your important data anywhere else.
Download Check Flash.
HD Speed: HD Speed is a small sized(80KB) software that can be used to analyze the speed of data transfer on your hard disks, CD/DVD ROMS and Of Course USB flash drives. This program is compatible with Windows 2000, XP and Vista.
Just as Check Flash, the tool doesn’t require any installation and can be run with a single click
Download HD Speed.
Other Tools with same Job.
Crystal Disk Mark: Crystal Disk Mark is another disk benchmarking tool that can double up as a USB flash drive speed tester. The screen is simple and gives readouts according to the type of tests performed.
HD Tune: HD Tune comes up with two different versions, PRO(Paid) and Free. No need to mention that some of the liked features will be available only in PRO version.