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Windows 7: Copying files problem?

07 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Copying files problem?


Well, when I copy files on my external HDD, it's going fast, until the 1st file is done, after the 1st file, it doesn't really freeze, but stops for like 4-6 secs, and then it suddenly moves on again, with low transfer speed which increases. This happens for each file

Copying 13 files 300MB

{Copying speed: 35MB/s (constantly changing)
Files remaining: 13
Green bar goes up constantly}

~green bar stops moving, transfer speed rate stops changing for 4-6 secs~

{Copying speed: 20MB/s (constantly going up)
Files remaining: 12
Green bar goes up again}

~green bar stops moving, transfer speed rate stops changing for 4-6 secs~

{Copying speed: 20MB/s (constantly going up)
Files remaining: 11
Green bar goes up again}

~green bar stops moving, transfer speed rate stops changing for 4-6 secs~
and so on

I've had this problem once like.. a year ago, but I somehow managed to fix it back then, I can't remember how tho ):

P.S. I have 2 external HDDs, each worked fine until yesterday. This problem only occurs when putting data on the external HDD, not when copying data from it.

Thanks in advance,

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07 Jan 2011   #2
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

You can save a lot of time and trouble by using this;

Copy your files faster with TeraCopy


Regards....Mike Connor
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