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Windows 7: usb hdd exponetial decline

17 Jun 2010   #1
hocuspocus

win7 Ultimate x64
 
 
usb hdd exponetial decline

so i have this usb hdd and it works fine on every computer except my win7 machine. with a 20gb file its starts off normal at 40+mB/s for the first 30s and then declines to about 6mB/s.

can anyone tell me what is happening here? this is a fresh install of win7 unltimate. only firefox is installed.


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17 Jun 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hocuspocus View Post
so i have this usb hdd and it works fine on every computer except my win7 machine. with a 20gb file its starts off normal at 40+mB/s for the first 30s and then declines to about 6mB/s.

can anyone tell me what is happening here? this is a fresh install of win7 unltimate. only firefox is installed.
Are you by chance running "HOMEGROUP". On some systems homegroup can have exactly that kind of transfer slow down.


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