Resolve issue of slow copy of data from USB drive to Windows® 7 system
Is copying data from USB drive in Windows 7 very slow? Find out how solve the problem.
USB drives are very popular. USB drive can be used to store very large amounts of data and such data can be taken wherever the users chose. The data transfer rates of USB drive is also far better than other modes of data storage such as optical disks. USB devices can be also configured such that users favorite applications can be taken along and used on other computers. There are no complicated issues involved in using USB drives and they can be plugged in and used without any issues. Windows 7 comes with USB drivers pre-loaded on the system because of which users can easily use any USB drive with the system. However, there are some issues that can come up with the use of USB drive on the system. These include system freeze when USB device is connected to the system, system restarting when data on USB device is accessed, slow copying of files on the USB drive etc. Among them slow copy of data from the USB device is a common issue which can be solved very easily. The slow copy of data on USB device is usually because of malware within the USB device, problems with the system files associated with the functioning of USB device, errors within the data on USB drive etc.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding how to solve issues with slow copy of files from USB drive in Windows 7:
- Operating System repair
- Antivirus program
- Update/reinstall drivers
Operating System repair
The slow copy of data from USB device in Windows 7 might be because of issues with some of the system files associated with the USB drivers. Such issues might have come up due to many reasons such as accidental modification/deletion of system files. All Windows 7 users having slow copy problem are advised to repair the OS using default OS repair tool. Users can also make use of system restore feature to solve the problem if the issue seems to have come up recently.
Majority of all USB data copying related issues come up because of malware within the USB device or the system. Malware within the system might be consuming system resources and causing slow down of data transfer rates. Such problems can be removed by scanning the USB device and the system using an updated antivirus program and removing all malware.
The slow copy of flies from USB device onto your computer operating on Windows 7 might be because of issues with the USB drivers installed on the system. Windows 7 users facing the problem are advised to reinstall the USB drivers using the Device manager. If any updates for the drivers are available, users can also try updating the drivers which would solve the issue and speed up data transfers.
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