Slow File Copying in Windows® 7
Are you aware of the causes due to which Windows 7 system is slow in copying files and want tips to fix the issues?
Windows 7 is the latest operating system developed by Microsoft Corporation. It comes with many features like good search, Jump List, Gadget, Windows Live Movie Maker, Windows Media Center, Internet TV, Windows Defender, etc. It provides good user interface with many amazing technology. If you want to keep many copies of a file, you need to copy that file and paste it on different locations. In order to copy one file, you need to right click the file which you want to copy and select 'Copy' option. After opening the location where you want to save the copy of file, you need to right click there and select the 'Paste' option. However, at times you may experience a situation when the file copying process may become slow.
Given below the causes due to which Windows 7 system is slow in copying files and tips to fix the issues:
- Limited memory
- Copying more than one file
- Spyware infections
The main reason for the slow file copying is limited amount of RAM. Also, if you are running many application programs concurrently and copy one file to another location, then the system performance will slow down. Thereby, you can experience a slow speed while copying files. In order to resolve this problem, you need to upgrade your RAM. Before upgrading RAM you need to check the specification for your system.
Copying more than one file
If you copy more than one file concurrently, then you may face slow file copying issue. This is because all the files that are included in copying process need memory space and processor time. To get the fast copying speed, you need to exit all other applications which run concurrently with file copying. Also, you need to try copying one file at a time.
Spyware or malware or adware infections may result in slow file copying issue in Windows 7 system. Spyware or malware or adware are software programs that are able to alter the whole system performance. In order to prevent the spyware or malware attacks, you need to install antimalware or antispyware program in your system.
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