Like anything, People get Old, Systems get old and so is your hardware. But not everything, you have to dump and replace it with a brand new. If you are facing annoyingly slow data transfer rates while copying your files from your computer to USB drives then you should try something to overcome this problem.
Follow the given steps to speed up your USB drive:
Go to “my computers” and find the USB drive, now right-click on it and then select properties.
Go to the bottom and click hardware, then select the drive from the list and click “properties”.
Select the policies tab and click “ok” if you agree.
Now your USB drive will run smoothly.
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Other Useful Tips:
Tip #1 Transfer One file at a Time
You should transfer only one file at a time. If you transfer multiple files at a time then you might face slow speed of your USB drive. Transferring one file at a time will increase the speed.
Tip #2 Use Single USB
It should be kept in mind that only one USB should be used at a time while transferring files in USB.
Tip #3 Close Running Programs
If you want to speed up your USB drive then you must close all the running programs on your PC while you are using the drive as when you run more programs the programs consumes computer resources such as RAM and disk space.
Tip #4 USB Port Version
Always use USB 3.0 because it offers a maximum speed of 640Mbps as compared to USB2.0 which offers maximum 60Mbps.
If any of these tips won’t solve your Problem with the Slow USB Drive, then consider replacing it seriously. We have already written a handful collection of the Best budget and affordable USB Drives to buy in 2017.
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Hope this will help you invest in a good USB Flash Drive that provides a value for money.
In this way, you can either easily speed up your USB drives and smoothly transfer your data or get a brand new for your daily use.
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