Resolving Windows® 7 Slow File Transfer Issue
How to solve the problem of slow file transfer on your Windows 7 system?
Windows 7 is the best Operating System from Microsoft yet. This OS comes packed with many features such as Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Gadgets and so on. Windows 7 also extracts better performance from hardware devices connected to the system and is more stable than any other previous version of Windows Operating Systems. Windows 7 also has fewer bugs compared to other operating systems which ensure that users can get maximum use out of the system. There are some problems that might come up with the use of Windows 7. These problems include blue screen errors, system errors, slow file transfer, startup issues etc. Slow file transfer is a very common problem that makes copying as well as moving files on the system very difficult. Even for copying small files, the system would take lot of time and if users try to cancel the transfer, the system might freeze. Such problems are usually because of reasons such as malware infections, problems with some of the system files, too many fragments of data within the hard disk, hard disk of the system being too full, performance settings on the system set to low etc.
Following details give users more information and tips to fix slow file transfer issue on Windows 7:
- Reconfigure performance settings
- Check for malware
- Clean hard disk
Reconfigure performance settings
There are some performance related settings on Windows 7 that can be configured to save battery power on the system. If the performance setting on the system is set in such a way that the performance is decreased, then the file transfer on the system might be slow. In such cases, the problem can be resolved by reconfiguring the performance settings on the Control Panel to maximum settings.
Check for malware
Another reason as to why file transfer on Windows 7 is slow is presence of malware infections in the system. Malware are known to cause such problems by constantly running in the background and eating up all of the system resources. All Windows 7 users having slow file transfer issues are suggested to check the system for malware using a good antivirus program and if malwares are found, removing them would solve the file transfer issue.
The hard disk on your Windows 7 system is used to save information on the system. If the hard disk of the system is too full or there are too many unwanted fragments of data within the hard disk, then the file transfer of the system would be slow. Such problems can be solved by cleaning the hard disk of the system using disk cleaning tool and also removing the fragments of data from the system using defragmenting tool.
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