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Guest posted a topic in HardwareI have a wonderful Patriot 16GB USB 3.0 drive that suddenly decided to puke on me. It was not working right on any type of computer; corrupted data and read only. You could see nothing even if it was viewable. And you couldn't even reformat it because EVERYTHING including Linux thought it was read only. I did some searching around and the first result in a Google search had the answer: Patriot Axle 16gb, "write protected" "corrupt" In that topic on the Patriot Forums, this is the thing that worked for me: Thanks you Patriot Forums' Patriot_Ben! Would have hated to lose that wonderful 16GB Drive! So far so good. I have reformatted it three times and am in the process of copying all the stuff I had on it before. I just hope it does not mean that the chip is starting to fail....
I have been having terrible performance issues with Flash plugin for a very long time. It crashed almost every time I try to play something. This was happening in Firefox, Chrome, Chromium, Konqueror, pretty much every browser. I tried uninstalling, reinstalling, downgrade to older version, compile my own from source, and just about anything else that was recommended by the experts at Google search results. I now have it "fixed". It only crashes about 50% of the time, unless I am playing an embedded video where it crashes over 75% of the time. How did I accomplish this, you ask? I installed Mozilla's experimental browser Aurora, and keep it up to date with nightly builds. Who knew bleeding edge would be more stable than "stable"?