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Windows 7: Cant copy files FROM external HDD TO desktop!


28 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Cant copy files FROM external HDD TO desktop!

This is the weirdest issue I have experienced with Windows before, I have absolutely no clue what is going on.

I can write small and large files to my external drives, and i can read small files, but I cant read large files, or copy them back to my desktop

Usually I can read any file under 100-200MB, anything larger and windows explorer locks up, or the program (e.g. VLC player) will crash.

When copying to the desktop, the transfer indicator will freeze half-way (at around 200-300mb) always... I cant close the explorer window, I have to pull out my external HDD usb cable..


This has occured with my Iomega External Drive, although my other External Drive (WD MyBook 1TB) has done it a few times as well, but its noway near as bad as the Iomega drive. And only on this computer (Windows 7 64-bit).

I have ran windows updates and installed all of them, I have updated my intel chipset drivers and flashed / updated my BIOS all to the latest.


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