On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 12:01:45 -0700,
Joe Zeff <joe(a)zeff.us> wrote:
On 04/29/2016 11:40 AM, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
>How does it know what the factory settings were? I get the impression it
>just creates a vfat file system on the device using all of the available
Isn't that what the factory settings are? When was the last time that
you checked a new flash drive that wasn't like that?
Factory settings could be anything. It seems weird for a program to claim
to set things back to factory settings unless it has some way to look up
device ID and find out what they were. Otherwise it would seem to be better
to say the drive will be reformatted with a vfat file system or whatever
is really going on.
Certainly some drives come with specific data on them. I have gotten some
promo ones with logos and some data relevant to the company handing them