Re: Slow file copy to USB device
Did you optimize your external drive for "performance" in device manager. It
makes a difference in the through put.
Richard Urban MVP
Microsoft Windows Shell/User
"just bob" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hi again,
> I've got a brand new USB 2.0 Maxtor external drive and Vista reports my
> speed for copying a folder of about 10,000 files and 36Gb is only
> Why so slow? It's estimating it will take 45 minutes. On XP I could do
> this in about 15 minutes.
> This is on a brand new Dell D820 with Vista Ultimate, 3GB of RAM, all
> ports USB2, both external and internal hard drives are 7200RPM. Nothing
> running except for Windows Mail to write this post.
> Any ideas what I can do to speed this up?