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Windows 7: External hard disk unusually slow

09 Dec 2010   #1

Win7 Ultimate
External hard disk unusually slow


It's been like this for almost a year now. When I plug the hard disk to my laptop, it takes very long to respond, but when I plug it to my TV, it responds immediately. It's gotten very annoying. Any idea how I can fix this?

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09 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64

Maybe your hdd have a lot of files so windows need a time to read it all.And try defragmenting it.
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09 Dec 2010   #3

Win7 Ultimate

Thanks I'll try that
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