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Windows 7: Why does transfer of large files slow down computer so much

16 Aug 2012   #11
gregrocker

 

This shouldn't happen in Win7 with optimized Clean install, no freeloaders at Startup.

If you have the perfect, optimized install in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 then test your RAM - Test with Memtest86+ for 5-6 passes as well as all other steps in Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7.

I would not settle for any performance hangs or bogs at all and would find the cause.


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17 Aug 2012   #12
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I had to free up some space on a drive so I am currently moving 195GB to another drive, and downloading/un-rar'ing some stuff to the same drive I am moving from.
I was just in Photoshop CS6 as well cropping the image I've attached.


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10 Dec 2013   #13
Avenge

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

I'm moving 70GB from an NAS to a VHD on the Server and my PC has been unusable all day! All 8 of my Cores are thrashing at nearly 100%! It's taken me 15 minutes to type this post, as every second letter doesn't appear, so I have to retype every word! When even a core process like typing is affected, there is something fundamentally wrong! It's a disgrace that Microsoft can't get something as simple as copy/paste right after 30 years in the business! I hate OSX, but I wonder whether this would happen on a Mac?
Appalling programming on Microsoft's part! Why is my PC even being used? Why isn't the File Transfer being handled by the Server?
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14 Dec 2013   #14
sbrads

Windows 7
 
 

I don't get any slowdowns on a 5yr old C2Duo 4Gb home build. You have a problem that needs sorting.
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14 Dec 2013   #15
gregrocker

 

Did you compare the install you have to the optimized perfect install I linked earlier, then work through the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

Don't blame MS as file copying problems are not an issue with this OS at all. The problem lies somewhere within your system, either the hardware or the Win7 install.
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