Pendrive is very useful digital device. It makes the data transfer easy. Sometime transferring the data through Pendrive become headache. The speed decreases drastically and you start wondering when will the transfer finish. If you are a victim of Pendrive slow data transfer then this post is for you. Here is some useful tips to improve Pendrive data transfer rate.
Below are some points that shows the cause of the slow pendrive data transfer problem
- Version of the USB post is a factor that can affect the speed of data transfer. USB 2.0 is the most widely used Pendrive.
- Age of the pendrive is another factor that can affect the speed of data transfer. Older pendrive becomes slow. Mainly if there are viruses and malware attacks on the pendrive, it become slow .
- The data transfer rate also depend on the type of data. Mainly single large files are easy to transfer than the folder of many small files. Application files also takes time to transfer.
Fast data transfer tips for improve Pendrive transfer rate
Check for the Disk errors in PendriveTo check disk errors go to the properties tab of your pen drive, then select "tools" tab. You will find a ‘check now’ button, click it and then hit ‘start’ to fix the errors. The time taken for scan depends on the size of the pen drive.
Check File system should be NTFS
Format your Pendrive
Check the Device policy
Under properties of your pen drive, select ‘hardware’ tab. Then select USB device from there that will lead you to a pop up window where you need to change settings. You can even have better performance of pen drive by clicking the option under ‘hardware’ tab.
I have one more thing to tell you You can use a software known as Teracopy, which is very effective for effective file transfer without any interruption. Search it on Google and download it. You should also check all the above discussed points, from time to time. Thank you for reading this post.