Slow Network Transfer in Windows® 7
Are you getting very slow rates of data transfers while using Internet in Windows 7? Find out how to solve this problem.
Windows 7 is one of the best Operating Systems in the market and this OS has many networking features which enable users to transfer data across a network at lightening fast speeds. All the aspects of a network can be adjusted and configured to suit your needs. However, some users might experience very slow data transfer rates when connecting the Windows 7 machine to a network. There can be many reasons as to why the data transfer has become very slow. Malware infection on your system may be causing this problem. If the network in use is down, the file transfer can become very slow and also if some other bandwidth consuming application is running in the background of the system, the file transfer rates would be very slow.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding how to solve network related slow file transfer problem on your Windows 7 system:
- Reconfigure Adapter settings
- Check compatibility
- Adjust display settings
Reconfigure Adapter settings
If the adapter settings on your system operating on Windows 7 have been configured incorrectly, the file transfer rates would be very slow. All Windows 7 users having slow file transfer problems with the use of networks are recommended to configure all of the settings of the network adapter to default values. This can be done by reinstalling the network drivers or using default settings tab.
The file transfer across a network on your computer operating on Windows 7 would be extremely slow if there are other resource (bandwidth consuming) applications running in the background. Automatic updates for some applications might be running leaving very little resource for sharing or transferring files. Users having such issues are advised to terminate all applications running in the background using the task manager. This will help speed up the file transfer and turning off automatic updates for unnecessary programs.
Any issues with the network related drivers used on your system operating on Windows 7 can cause slow file transfers. If the drivers used are outdated, they might not be able to fully cope up with the requirements of the system causing slowdown. Users having slow file transfer problems are suggested to check the drivers that are installed on the system and if the drivers are found outdated, they have to be replaced with updated versions of drivers to solve the issue.
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