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Slow usb hard drive transfer rate Windows 7

windows 7 really slow usb.

I had a similar problem, the below change increased my speed up to 7mb/sec.
In Win 7

Right click on the flash drive, select properties.
Click the hardware tab, select the flash drive and click properties.
Click change settings in the lower left corner.
Click the policies tab.
Select Better performance.
Click ok and apply changes, you will need to reboot.

Originally posted 2011-04-01 02:42:40.