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    some files became empty (size remains, spaces instead of letters)

    what could be reason for this? usb flash drive error i guess? it happened after copying from 1 pc to another with usb stick
    strange kind of corruption, PS no virus was detected

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    Some kind of virus fill files with 0x00 or 0x20.
    (Last time it infect my computer, I lost all my photos )

    ps: sorry for my bad english

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    Check your RAM health. Once I erased GBs of data because I thought a virus has corrupted it, and it was just a problem with the hardware.

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    Had a friend copy a lot of files on my testboard that still had a defective memory in it. It was all corrupted when he tried to read the files.

    http://www.memtest.org/

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