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Windows 7: USB performing EXTREMELY slow

04 Aug 2009   #11
Kaizen

Windows XP x64
 
 

I'm having similar problems on HP G60 243CL laptop that I bought to do video work at school. It is driving me absolutely up the wall. The laptop has an AMD Turion X2 2.1ghz processor 4GB of RAM and an Nvidia 8200M card. Going back to Vista or XP is unthinkable. I hope a fresh install helps. External hard drives, flash drives, and mice cut out constantly.


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04 Aug 2009   #12
ptricks

seven
 
 

For devices that are disappearing go into power options and advanced settings, change USB selective suspend to disabled.

Also make sure in device manager that windows does not have the devices selected for power management.
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04 Aug 2009   #13
limneos

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

And as others said earlier, it's 99% a chipset driver issue. Find the corresponding chipset driver for your motherboard (the Vista version, at least. Run it in compatibility mode if necessary)
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17 Aug 2010   #14
WiReDNeT

Windows 7
 
 

Possible fix for some ppl:
I tried many of the suggestions trying to get the 32g Corsair USB stick to go faster, but no luck.
If I halted the slow copy then re-formatted it, it would start copying fast, then get slower, then get slower...until it stopped at 4k to 8k transfer speed. I went through a lot of the suggestions, but nothing helped.

The hardware, was an older Lenovo 3000 C200 laptop.

Finally gave up, and then decided to copy off the data by burning it onto a DVD...it was still really slow....
While in the disk manager, I decided to format the 32g Corsair memory stick one more time, and saw the option to use fat32 so gave it a try...copied over 3g of data onto the stick in about 25min. Maybe not blazing speed, but a lot better than 12 to 24 hour copy times using NTFS on the thumb drive.

Only tested this on one 32g Corsair thumb drive so not sure if it applies to others.

Of course, you should also google the limitations of using FAT32 as well to learn more, but hey--it worked for me.
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04 Oct 2010   #15
Tomiz

Windows XP Enterprise 64bit / Windows 7 Home Premium 32/64bit
 
 

Well, on my HP 4510s ProBook, i have EXTREMELY slow transfer rates. It starts at 10mB/s (light-speed for me), in 5 seconds goes down to 1mB/s, and in 1 minute to 100kB/s, and keeps decreasing... It's pain to transfer 50mB, problem is at all ports, all the time, FAT32, NTFS and exFAT. Any tips?
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06 Feb 2011   #16
outlabin

windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Hi All

Im placing this in many forums as this had worked for me on many systems now to solve the slow usb's within win7...I advise that you update your system bios and then once thats done update your chipset drivers....

It sometimes only takes to only do your bios but please be carefull updating your bios, as this is a minefield if you are unsure what your doing so PLEASE BE CAREFULL....


hope this helps
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27 May 2013   #17
makumbaskatraks

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 PirateBay Edition
 
 

Problem is within the system, not in Your drivers / hardware / configs / or whatever. Windows 7 is telling You: "**** You, i Will not work fast until You feed me $$$ by buying new windows 8 (worst system ever)"

PS. I would never pay for any windows bye bye
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27 May 2013   #18
madcratebuilder

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's
 
 

I have been fighting a jerky USB mouse. It was so bad I would have to reboot. Googled my fingers off, worked both the hardware and software side. Last week I find this, it's been right here under my nose the whole time. It's 99.9% improved.

I think this well apply to about any USB problem.
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