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6+ hours for a 12GB transfer O_o

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i am still transferring a 12GB in 3 files from my external HDD to a USB flash disk and it has taken 6 hours so far to reach 75% completion..

the transfer windows often shows 0MB/s activity,

BTW i am using 8 64bit, what is wrong and how can i fix it?
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Which flash drive?

Some of them have ridiculously slow write speeds. I have a 32 GB one from Micro Center that can only write at like 1.5 MB/sec

Also make sure the port didn't negotiate at USB 1.1 speed.
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Where did you get the USB drive? Avoid eBay sites for them. It is possible to fake capacity... a 16GB drive may actually be only 1GB.
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Which flash drive?

Some of them have ridiculously slow write speeds. I have a 32 GB one from Micro Center that can only write at like 1.5 MB/sec

Also make sure the port didn't negotiate at USB 1.1 speed.

its a toshiba 16gb

I didn't know about it being negotiated as 1.1, thanks mate, ill check it out

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Where did you get the USB drive? Avoid eBay sites for them. It is possible to fake capacity... a 16GB drive may actually be only 1GB.

I got it from a very good vendor here in turkey so i dought it is fake besides it works fine in 7 the problem i having is 8 related..i think
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