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Windows 7: File transfer

01 Mar 2011   #1
Birdulike

VISTA HP UPGRADED TO WIN7 HP
 
 
File transfer

Hi, Its taken about 10 minutes to send a file (4.9Gb) from My Doc's to an external drive, now its never been as slow. but even small files are takeing longer than usual! What could be happening?


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01 Mar 2011   #2
CyberZeus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 clean install
 
 

Have you tried to defrag your external drive?
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01 Mar 2011   #3
Birdulike

VISTA HP UPGRADED TO WIN7 HP
 
 

I'll give it a try

=================update=================
Defragging now, this will take some time... 465Gb and 241Gb is filled I will report back
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01 Mar 2011   #4
Birdulike

VISTA HP UPGRADED TO WIN7 HP
 
 

Its consolidating...What that then


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01 Mar 2011   #5
CyberZeus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 clean install
 
 

Try Disk Defrag - Fast and Safe Defragmenter for Your Disks it's free and I use it to defrag my disks.
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01 Mar 2011   #6
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Do you have the proper chipset drivers loaded for your motherboard and/or the USB ports?
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02 Mar 2011   #7
Birdulike

VISTA HP UPGRADED TO WIN7 HP
 
 

Day 2, and I've spotted in device manager that two of my PCI to USB host controllers have a yellow triangle beside them! Should I unistall these 2 and reboot?
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02 Mar 2011   #8
Orbital Shark

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Birdulike View Post
Day 2, and I've spotted in device manager that two of my PCI to USB host controllers have a yellow triangle beside them! Should I unistall these 2 and reboot?
That would be the best bet. Also what make is your motherboard?

You can use CPUZ to determine your make/model
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02 Mar 2011   #9
Birdulike

VISTA HP UPGRADED TO WIN7 HP
 
 

Good Morning Orbital,
ASUS® CROSSHAIR II FORMULA: SATA II, 3 x PCI-Ex, 2 x PCI
I will reboot now!
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02 Mar 2011   #10
Orbital Shark

 
 

If that doesn't work you might want to try the following...

nVidia nForce 780a

32Bit
NVIDIA DRIVERS 15.49 WHQL

64Bit
NVIDIA DRIVERS 15.49 WHQL
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