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File transfer speeds over LAN network (wired) - very slow, random

Q: File transfer speeds over LAN network (wired) - very slow, random

ok folks.......i am begging someone on here to help me - on the verge of going back to windows 7. Tried everything.
help me. please.

i have an x99 chipset pc, i7 5820k, 16gb ram, gtx nvidia 970 - its a good pc (meant to be anyway............).
it's connected directly to my router, as are a few other pc's in the house including a laptop - all via lan cable, as is my NAS drive.

a few weeks ago i noticed file transfer speeds had dropped, really slow. I've tried all sorts, including 2 fresh formats trying a combination of things. Different slots on the router, different cables, the whole 'large send offload' disabled thing, everything.
None of it works.
I've been doing side by side tests, vs my Asus laptop (also on windows 10, and the last thing i'd expect in the house to work properly) - transferring the same file, from the same location on my NAS, to a local drive (ssd drives both on laptop and on pc).
With the laptop i get average transfer speeds of this 9gb file of 50-70 mb/s, every time, consistently, No problem at all.
With the PC, one time it will start at 55-60 and slow right down. Other times it'll start at 30 and again slow down.
Or it'll stay at 30.
More often than not, it starts at 30-40 then will slow to 15-20.
On the laptop its a consistent 55-65 and stays there for the entire file.

What the hell is wrong with my pc?
I've done the exact same tests on my little shuttle pc in the lounge, a crappy thing with a simple i3 cpu, no graphics card. No issues at all - i can scroll through files on the NAS located upstairs smoothly with no issue, using video editing software for instance.
So this is definitely a PC only issue, it's not network or router related - as the downstairs pc + laptop check out fine.

Here's a full list of things i've tried to fix it:

- tried different lan cables
- tried different slot on router
- clean format, update windows, then install mobo drivers
- clean format, install mobo drivers, then update windows
- updated all mobo drivers including LAN driver
- removed gigabyte lan driver and tried using default windows one installed on restart.
- gone into the properties of the adapter - disabled that 'offload' thing as mentioned above

none of it has made any difference. This is after 2 x clean format attempts, no other programs installed.
Why has it started doing this????

It's as if its detecting a high speed of transfer from NAS to PC and the pc is throttling it down or something.
Is there any program that will let me see what is causing the speed drop? anything else i've not tried?

pleasee help! i really don't want to have to install windows 7........ need dx12 for gaming in future.

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Preferred Solution: File transfer speeds over LAN network (wired) - very slow, random

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)


So, I know that at one point in the past my Home Network File Transfer Speeds use to be better than what I'm getting at the moment.

I'm by no means Network Savvy, so please bare with me. I know enough just to get into trouble.

Question 1
From what I've been told your Home Network Speeds can be put to a screeching halt if you have a device that is particularly slower than most of your other devices (ie. a 802.11b device where most of the devices on your network are /g or /n. or a 10/100 device where most others are 10/100/1000) Is this true?

My Setup:
I have 2 fairly new Toshiba Satellite Laptops (802.11n) that are almost always connected via WiFi and not LAN.
I have 1 D-Link DIR 865L AC Router centrally located in my home for the best reach of signals.
I have 1 WD My Book Live 2TB NAS connected directly to my Router via Ethernet.
I have 1 Samsung Series 6 Smart TV
I have 1 D-Link Baby Monitor connected via WiFi (802.11b I "THINK")
I have 1 iPad Mini, 1 iPhone 6, and 1 Samsung Galaxy S5 that are all also connected.
All my Ethernet Cable is Cat 5e, hard to find 6 where I live.
My Router Channel is manually set to 11 (best possible) due to conflicting Home Networks around my area.
Router Mode is set to Mixed Mode (a, b, g, n) All of my devices except our 2 phones fall into this category.
Both of my Computers are joined in a Home Group.

Now, here are my current speeds.

I tested a few different methods on both of my Computers, all Methods using the sa... Read more

A:Slow File Transfer Speeds over Home Network

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Hi guys, i've got a bit of a problem at the moment with transfer speeds across my CAT6A 10-Gigabit network.
The problem is: Sometimes i can transfer files from the Server to my computer at 70MB/s and sometimes (alot of the time) down below 10MB/s. It really is very random. I have tryed disabling and enabling tools/options on both the server and my computer but to no avail. I am the only one connected to the Server when i'm transferring files like this so that rules out excessive use of bandwidth. I am just totally confused. BOTH network adaptors are at 1gbps and it's still being really slow. I've tryed it on another computer on the network and it mostly gets 30MB/s. It uses the same cabling and is set at 1gbps. The network switch is a Netgear 8 Port Gigabit Switch GS608 (Brought back in June). The network cabling is CAT 6A 10-Gigabit.

Anyone have any ideas? This problem occurs randomly. Because the Server is accessed quite reguarly for files and apache during the day i need to get this fixed.

I am attaching 4 screenys: 3 screenys of my computer, one when slow and one when fast. Also one at its fastest. I am also attaching a screeny of the server's connection window.

Thanks for your help & time guys!!!

A:Random Transfer Speeds on 10-Gigabit Network

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Hi guys, new here so nice to meet you all and thanks in advance for any help offered.

Ok, here goes.

I have a Asus K46CB, which i think is a Asian version (bought in Indonesia, Medan) of the A46CB, not entirely sure though.

Ok, so it was being a bit slow and crappy and my premier pro cc kept crashing in mid edits and yer, i decided to do a fresh install with the CD i was given in indo, no idea how legit it is, but its all be ok so far.

Today i went to copy some movie files back to my secondary partition from my external HDD, about 10gb worth, in say 600 files. It starts at 70mb via USB 3.0 and slows, now i expect this, but its slowing dramatically, to about 10mb/s and then it will pause on an error reading file, i click skip and then it drops to 1-2mb/s and says transfer time of about 2-5 hours (changes up and down)

I thought it was my external drive, so i did some check from one partition to another and that is taking ages too, but at around 35mb/s, now im not sure if that is slow, id have thought that part-part transfers would be well above the transfer rate of USB.

I used HD Tune to check the reads and the hitachi is getting 100mb/s and the external tosh about 70mb/s.

id have thought there should be a much bigger difference between the two, and neither explain why the transfers are so slow to desktop. I tried to transfer from the external to my D partition and its the same speed.

As far as i know im up to date with all drivers for USB and chipset
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A:Very slow and random HDD transfer speeds after new install

ok updates, thing seem to have gotten better somewhat, but it seems to be when it hits a broken file, which are not broken as i can go and view them from the external fine, all of them.

im just uploading a video now

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I have been testing transfer speeds of files onto a number of different hard drives across my network.

I notice significant speed loss when copying files onto the drives when compared to when they are plugged directly into the machine; 2-3MB/s over network versus 100-110MB/s directly plugged into my machine. I expect a speed drop in transfer rates as the connection is over the network instead of direct connection - but I am surprised at the size of the difference. Does anyone know if this is expected?

The router has a USB port in the back to which I can attach a hard drive or a flash drive. This then allows me to access this drive from any laptop or machine attached to my home network. It's a type of NAS without being actually being a NAS.

So the hard drive has all my media on it and sits under the router. My Plex server (on a standalone machine) uses the files on the hard drive connected to the router to stream my media. There are no issues with playback - so I assume no problems with the read speed. It works an absolute charm!

The issue comes about where I want to add new stuff to the hard drive. Transferring files by copying and pasting to the network drive via Windows explorer takes an absolute age. It rarely makes it past 3MB/s. Quickest thing to do is unplug the hard drive from my router and plug back into my machine, copy the new stuff onto drive and plug back into the router. This defeats the purpose of having it attached to my router in the first place thoug... Read more

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Hi guys,
I have three computers on my home network:
(a) desktop in the office with ASUS USB-N53 adapter
(b) new desktop in the office with fairly old Broadcom PCI 802.11g adapter
(c) media box hooked up to TV hard wired to router

I recently mapped a drive on system A so that it could be shared with system B (they are side by side). Unfortunately, upon trying to transfer files the speeds are terrible! I am only getting between 500kb/s and 1mb/s.
Is this due to my relatively old wireless G adapter?

thanks :S

A:Slow Transfer Speeds over Network

It could be. You really need to use on both desktops wired connections. If you are going to use Wifi and transfer large files. You may want to invest into a Wireless-ac router and same for the adapters for the computers.

Wireless transfers only go as fast as the slowest connection.

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So when transferring files from one pc to another using copy and paste, why does it only say 2-3 maybe 5-6 or so..

Iím using windows vista, but itís the same in XP when I was using it. I share a folder on network, browse to this shared folder using another PC on the network (same workgroup) and i copy and paste say a 600mb file. The transfer speed reports (in vista. xp donít have this feature) that its around 3mb/s or so, whatever it says, itís not "what it should be" regardless if its 100mbit(10MB/S) or gbit(100MB/s) network.

Now on the advanced config of the network adapter there are various settings that control the network adapter. Does one of these determine the overall speed or the transfer? Maybe a firewall or router is slowing the transfer; therefore a port should be opened? is so what port? Or are speeds slow due to windows..but where can I find information about such a bug, i mean iv looked and looked.

maybe Iím just not googleing the right thing

so anyway if someone knows anything that could help me speed up the transfer of data between two pc's on a windows network, It would be a great help.

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hi folks, was wondering if the networking gurus here could shed some light on a pesky network speed issue that's been bugging me for a while now.
I have some large files that I'm trying to transfer over an 802.11n network via various high end routers and max transfer speed I get over all of them is 45Mbps, even though the routers are very close by and the
Link speed on both laptops is 300Mbps.

First laptop is a Dell M6700 with Windows 7 Professional, with Intel Centrino Advanced N 6205 a/b/g/n wireless card , driver Date 6/16/2013, v , provided by Microsoft.

Second laptop is an Asus Q325UA (UX370UAR) with Windows 10 Home with Intel Dual Band AC8260 wireless card. (Driver Date 3/19/18, v, provided by Microsoft).

Between them I have a Linksys EA6350 router with latest firmware, supporting  both 2.4 and 5ghz.  and have set the network to 5ghz,  Since the Windows 7 Intel Centrino cannot support AC protocol, I have set the 5ghz network to Auto.  The
router has the latest firmware.
Network utilization seems to be only about 15%. 

Per article at https://www.ghacks.net/2016/08/05/windows-10-limiting-internet-speed/
Setting netsh interface tcp set global autotuning = disabled         and restarting both laptops, I now show on both laptops:  "Receive Window
Auto-Tuning Level"  = disabled.

Further, on Windows 7, I can turn off the Advanced "Large Sen... Read more

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I am transferring some files over my network using the Python SimpleHTTPServer on a Xubuntu box.


python -m SimpleHTTPServer
The server is a mediocre, 4-5 year old machine AKA David. I don't have the exact specs to hand but it was bargain bucket in 2009

The client is a big powerful monster of a machine. Big games rig. AKA Goliath.

The router has a theoretical transfer speed of 300Mb/s. It's a TP-Link TL-WR841N.

My actual non-concurrent download speed is ~ 4Mb/s.

This isn't really my area and I was wondering if anyone can explain why this is? All connections are via Ethernet cable. David is connected via Ethernet. Goliath is connected via Ethernet to a Powerline Adapter which in turn is Ethernet connected. Over wireless, I am getting ~1.5Mb/s.

I'm not expecting the full theoretical maximum but surely better than 4Mb/s? Is there anyway to improve this? Why am I getting such a slow connection? I'm interested in the academic side of things here as well as the technical solution (if any)

My theory is that my rubbish-y old network card is throttling. Possible?


A:Solved: Slow-ish transfer speeds over network

Several things here. First, the NIC(s) used can affect the speed, even the driver version can have an affect. Second, how each NIC is connected and configured (ie: 10half, 10Full, 100half, 100Full, etc.).

Verify the configuration end to end. Also, the router itself, and in this configuration, the powerline adapter can/are likely further reducing the speed.

Try moving everything to the same room and test. ie: David > short ethernet > router > short ethernet > Goliath

That will give you the best possible results with your current hardware (assuming there aren't any configuration issues).

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I've just bought a Yoga 930. It's a nice machine but for some strange reason network transfer speeds to our NAS are really slow.The Yoga is connected to a gigabit network via a USB-C dock (40A90090UK).The desktop this replaced would transfer to our NAS at a consistent ~113MB/s. The Yoga, on a good day, is achieving 13-19MB/s sometimes dropping to 4-5MB/s. I've disabled the AV but that made no difference. No difference when I boot into safe mode with networking either.I have a MIIX 720 which is pretty much identical to the Yoga from a software perspective and is connected to the network via the same type of USB-C dock. The MIIX achieves the same network transfer speeds as my desktop did.To eliminate everything but the machines I just swapped them over, i.e. plugged the Yoga into the MIIX's dock and the MIXX into the Yoga's dock. The MIXX continued to transfer to the NAS at ~113MB/s and the Yoga at it's normal pitiful speed. So it's not anything external, it's the Yoga and I'm at a loss.Anyone any ideas what to try to resolve this please?Thanks.Kevin

A:Yoga 930 Slow Network Transfer Speeds

Just a wild guess, but I have seen in the past where due to the case design, or the mounting of the USB port internally, some USB 3.0 cables will simply not insert far enough into the USB 3.0 port to actually contact the rear pins needed for USB 3.0, and thus it will only connect at USB 2.0, which being 10 times slower might explain you slow speeds.    You might try another USB 3.0 cable, or I have even trimmed back the cover a bit to expose more of the connector to permit it to insert further into the port.     Basically if the cable inserts up to the plastic contacting the case and you have none of actual plug visible, it could be suspect.    Best of luck,  Edit:   Also, check for any BIOS or device driver updates, and whether Device Manager shows any errors related to USB 3.0 hubs etc. 

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My PC's network card is configured as 100 Mbps
My NAS Drive is configured as 100 Mbps

My Home Hub 3 shows both connected at 100 Mbps, yet I'm getting a maximum of 1.3M transferring a file to the NAS.

Is there any way I can increase this ?
I get the same speed from my 20Mbps download from my DSL.

A:Slow Network Transfer Speeds on Local LAN

Your hub is probably whats causing the problem. Hubs are only able to run in 1/2 duplex mode so your speed is only 50 mbps.

100 Mbps (Mega bits per second) connection maximum theoretical speed is 12.5 MBps (Mega Bytes per sec)

A hub that runs in 1/2 duplex mode runs at 50 Mbps = 6.25 MBps

This is theoretical maximum speeds.

To increase you speeds i would suggest replacing your hub with a switch. If you want to increase it more add gigabit hardware to all your machines. That will give you a maximum of 125 MBps. On my Gigabit network I normally see network transfer speeds around 70-100 MBps.

I hope this helps.

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I get approx 70 MB/sec when transferring files on my windows 7 WORKGROUP network, everything on the network is GIGABIT enabled, (3 PC's, 1 Router, 1 gigabit switch, cat6 cables), so does an average speed of 70 MB/sec sound about right. tia

Windows 7 x64bit all pc's
PC1 Core i5 @ 4.5 GHz
PC2 Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 4GHz
PC3 Core 2 duo E8400 @ 4GHz
HDD's WD Greens

A:File transfer speeds on Win 7 GIGABIT network ?

Sounds about right to me for copying one large file say a video several GB in size. My setup was just 2 PCs. An AMD dual core with a gigablit card I added on, and an AMD quad core with built in gigabit wired ethernet. On my setup copying in one direction seemed a bit faster than the other. The fastest seemed to be sending from the quad core to the other machine. But even in the reverse direction I got about 80% of the speed. Seems I recall copying say a 5 GB file from the quad to the dual would start out at over 90 MB/s then taper off to a steady 60 MB/s or so. So I'd say you're in good shape.

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I'm wondering if there's any way I can increase the data transfer speed between 2 of my computers on my wireless network. I'm seeing about 1.25MB/s according to the box that shows you the speed/duration of a file transfer. I'd love to even triple this tiny speed because I am trying to transfer nearly 500GB between my computers before I hit the road again (I'm a truck driver). Thanks.

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I have tryed Remote Differential compression, changing of services (turning off), updated lan driver and changed duplex but still no good,

the PC I am copying the file from is a windows XP SP2 machine and running through a netgear switch, previous Digilink,

Can anyone help me get this working properly?

Atheros L1 Gigabit ethernet

Windows 7 64bit.

A:Slow network transfer speeds from windows XP machine.

i think you go with hardware engg. to solve your problem!!

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Having continuous problems with freezing and slow data transfer and am wondering if it malware or something.DDS logDDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86 Run by User at 14:08:01.81 on Fri 04/09/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_15Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1279.944 [GMT 10:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\BORGChat\BORGChat.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilterC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvcC:\Documents and Settings\User\My Documents\Downloads\HijackThis.exeC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\... Read more

A:slow network transfer speeds _ PC1 on network

Hello jolly_tas,Sorry about the delay. If you still need help, please post a new HijackThis log to make sure nothing has changed, and I'll be happy to look at it for you.Thanks,tea

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Hi, I'm hoping for some help with something odd.

I have a Vista 64x workstation since Nov 08 which has been fine until recently. It has started having network problems when accessing large numbers of files from remote locations.

I have a readyNAS network storage device with a number of shares which are mounted as network drives on the PC, wired ethernet. Vista is set up as a private network and set to trust the LAN. The readynas is flawless when accessed from other XP and Vista machines on the LAN.

Recent example, tried loading on photos from a camera, approx 700 files.
Went fast at first, but over 300 files, copying would slow to a crawl - 16Kb.
While this is happening, other LAN access and internet access becomes intermittent.

If I use picasa, which accesses all photos on the remote drive, it'll work for a while but then crawl, only in this case the whole machine slows down.

I've tried disabling auto-tuning but that made no difference.

LAN has a NAT firewall (Netgear FWG114P with latest firmware) and there is no software firewall running. PC: Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83GHz, 8Gb 800MHZ RAM, Sapphire 512Mb Radeon HD 4670, Windows Vista Ultimate 64bit.

A:64x Wired network dropping off on large no of file transfer.

Can anyone help? This is infuriating!

I have disabled IPv6 and auto-tuning.

(I long ago did the steps here: Auto Tuning - TCP/IP receive level and it made no difference).
Even though all the other machines on the network are fine I've pulled the infrastructure apart. Router updated to latest firmware, router checks out OK on vista compatibility checker, the switch has been checked and double checked + direct connection made, the LAN cables have been swapped out. This same machine has a ubuntu dual boot, so the same hardware in a different OS works absolutely faultlessly, and a VMware XP install on ubuntu also works faultlessly.

It feels like it can ONLY be vista ultimate 64!! There is something about this OS which is causing problems, but it started after the machine was 3 months old. Vista update maybe?

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I just purchased a Linksys E2000 the other day. I've been trying to stream recorded HD TV programs (.wtv files) from my desktop PC to my PS3 (via CAT6 cables) and have been unsuccessful so far. So i decided to try to troubleshoot the problem.
Here is a brief explanation of my network. I have the above mentioned router with my PC (Pentium 4 3.2Ghz with HT, 7200 rpm hard drive, 2GB ram, windows 7 pro) , my brother's PC (Core2Duo, 7200 rpm hard drive, 4GB ram, windows 7 pro), and my PS3 connected to it. The PS3 and my PC (pentium 4) are connected to the router via cat6 cables. My brother's PC(core2duo) is connected to the router via a cat5 cable. Both Ethernet cards have up to date drivers, and I updated the firmware of the router.

The first thing I tried was to try to stream the .wtv files from my brothers PC. This worked flawlessly.
Next I ran Totusoft's LAN Speed test both PC's by selecting a shared folder on the opposite PC. Here were the results:
Running on my PC selecting a shared folder on the my brother's PC: Write 81mbps, Read 83mbps
Running on my brother's PC selecting a shared folder on my PC: Write 130mbps, Read 160mbps

This would seem to narrow my problem down to my PC
After taking a closer look at my PC, I noticed under the Networking tab of the task manager, my network utilization never goes above 11%.
What could be causing this? All possibilities I found from a quick Google search all dead ended. One weird thing I noticed is that in the ... Read more

A:Low network utilization/slow file transfers (wired)

Quote: Originally Posted by kwalls007

I just purchased a Linksys E2000 the other day. I've been trying to stream recorded HD TV programs (.wtv files) from my desktop PC to my PS3 (via CAT6 cables) and have been unsuccessful so far. So i decided to try to troubleshoot the problem.
Here is a brief explanation of my network. I have the above mentioned router with my PC (Pentium 4 3.2Ghz with HT, 7200 rpm hard drive, 2GB ram, windows 7 pro) , my brother's PC (Core2Duo, 7200 rpm hard drive, 4GB ram, windows 7 pro), and my PS3 connected to it. The PS3 and my PC (pentium 4) are connected to the router via cat6 cables. My brother's PC(core2duo) is connected to the router via a cat5 cable. Both Ethernet cards have up to date drivers, and I updated the firmware of the router.

The first thing I tried was to try to stream the .wtv files from my brothers PC. This worked flawlessly.
Next I ran Totusoft's LAN Speed test both PC's by selecting a shared folder on the opposite PC. Here were the results:
Running on my PC selecting a shared folder on the my brother's PC: Write 81mbps, Read 83mbps
Running on my brother's PC selecting a shared folder on my PC: Write 130mbps, Read 160mbps

This would seem to narrow my problem down to my PC
After taking a closer look at my PC, I noticed under the Networking tab of the task manager, my network utilization never goes above 11%.
What could be causing this? All possibilities I found from a qu... Read more

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Ok, I have 5 computers on a home network, 4 Windows XP and one Redhat Linux Fedora Core 4. About a month ago, one of the windows boxes suddenly went from about 550Kb/s download to 100Kb/s download from various newsgroups. Also, when trying to pull AND push files to that same box, it is a very slow file transfer.

I didn't load any new software in that time and I waited so long because at the time, the newsgroup server that I am using reported problems associated with Hurricane Rita. This of course doesn't explain the network speed.

I've run speed tests on all the other computers, and they all report download speeds of about 550Kb/s and upload speeds of about 45Kb/s except the one, and it has download speeds of about 100Kb/s and upload speeds the same, about 45Kb/s.

After I noticed the speed reduction, I loaded a firewall, ** Protowall ** and I downloaded the latest beta of Microsoft Anti-Spyware and ran it. Also, I have Norton with the latest updates and it reports no problems.

Please, let me know if you need more info or if someone had any general tips to try. I am about at the end of my rope and reformatting looks like the only other option to me.


Mike in Ohio

Edit: Forgot to say, I went to 3 differnt speed testing web sites, and they all report the download speed the same on that one box, about 100Kb/s and the others are around 500Kb/s

A:1 computer on a network suddenly now has slow file transfer on internet and network

Are all the computers wired similarly? All run to the same router/switch?

You should check the cable of the problematic machine, try using ping to the router with 1400 byte packets. Also, boot up some CD Linux or equivalent and see what speeds you get from there - helps to rule out any problems with the operating system.

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Hi i have bought a notebook with vista 32 bit home basic and didnt like vista so i upgraded it to windows 7 64bit after 1 day usage. Generally i found new os fine but i have a problem with file copying from my desktop (running xp sp3). My transfer speed is only 1.5 mbyte per second. Notebook has atheros 5007eg (54mbit) wireless lan and desktop has realtek gigabit lan. And my router is airties rt-205 with 125mbit wireless signal.
I have done the following things but it's still same.

*netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disable.
*Turn off Remote Differential Compression.
*Disabled Remote Assistance.
*Unchecked ipv6.

Is there any other way to fix the problem?

A:Slow File Transfer Over Network

You can try disabling Netbios in the ip config pages for each machine. Install NetBEUI to each machine. Google it. Not difficult. Reboot each machine after.

Now test your speeds.

If the notebook is the only machine on your network that uses wireless, set the router to G standard for wireless. Not Super G, or any other fancy name. Only G. If there is an 802.11g Only Mode in the router's settings, apply that.

If there is a preamble setting in the router, set it to short.

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Hi everyone,

I've got a little networking problem and hope someone can help...

I have a Dell XPS 15Z with gigabit ethernet port, have dgs 1005d gigabit switch and WDTV live hub also with gigabit "capability"... The network cables should be fine...

The issue is that the file transfer (these are usually HD movies) from my laptop to WDTV are rather slow having in mind it's a gigabit network connection... The speed tops 15 MB/s. Same thing if I connect WDTV directly with my laptop. Any advice?

The switch indicates (green light) it has set-up a gigabit connection both with WDTV and my laptop.

I have disabled autotuning, RDC, AV software etc. Tried with jumbo frames, disabling flow control - EVERYTHING

I'm pretty desperate, so if someone out here could help, I would appreciate it...


A:Gigabit network SLOW file transfer

Welcome to SF,

From your computer's Device Manager, locate the Network Adapter, Advanced Tab then find Link Speed and Duplex, change the setting here from Auto Detect to Auto negotiate 1000mbps, see if that helps.

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Configuration: 2 same PC's with ASUSP8H61 motherboard and 4MB PC a-32bit Win7, PC b-64bit Win7 connected with a switch and static IP.

IPconfig/all on both PC's the same.

Transferring files from a to b is no problem, using the a-explorer
retrieving files from a to b is very slow (10 minutes for 6MB) using the b-explorer

for example when I open the image viewer on PC a and retrieve a file from pc b the image will show up directly
when I open the image viewer on PC b and retrieve a file from PC a it takes a very long time (up to 10 minutes) to show up on the screen.

Who has a suggestion?

A:very slow file transfer in Windows network

What switch you have? Try different ports, try restarting the switch, replace the LAN cables, update LAN drivers on the computers and then try...

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When I transfer a 4-6 GB file, I get about 10-13MB/s. When I try to transfer a 200 MB folder full of plaintext source code, it slows to a crawl 400-800KB/s. I have RDC uninstalled and autotuning disabled. is this a well known issue, and if so is there a fix.

transfer from server 2k8 x86 to Vista ultimate x64

A:network slow text file transfer

How many files totaling 200 MB? If it is several hundred files then that is going to be the root of the problem....

Also, do you have an antimalware product installed with realtime scanning enabled? If so, that is going to multiply the effect, as it is going to scan each file as it is accessed, then again as it is copied to the new location, thereby severely slowing your throughput.

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my network setup is:
-TP-Link wirelesAP/Router with DD-Wrt installed
-Computer A - File server win xp sp3
-Computer B - My laptop win 7 x64 sp1
-Computer C - Wife's pc win 7 x64 sp1

issue: file transfer from/to xp from my laptop very slow while PC is turned off. as soon as i turn pc on all gets good. this looks really weird to me, anyone have any idea what can be the cause?
all of these 3 are connected with cable not wireless, i also have tried changing the port of the laptop cable on the router but didnt change anything.

A:Network file transfer slow while PC is turned off

Sorry but I don't understand? Do you mean when your wife's PC is turned off the xfer is slow to/from your PC?

Did you install DD-WRT to bridge two routers?

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Frm: Windows 10, Asus Maximus III MoBo. Realtek Gig Network. Windows or Asus mb drivers, not sure.

Through: Linksys gig switch to netgear gig switch

To: Dell R710 with gig cards running Vsphere 6, to a default VM (1 cpu, 2 gigs ram) running CentOS 7.2

using Cygwin to use scp to transfer large (3 gigs or so each) files to a VM. scp -r * to a CIFS volume on the VM.

starts at 40 mb/s and slowly drops to 5 mb/s.

oddly, if I bring up Steam and play Doom II (old Dosbox game) my transfer kicks up to 80 mb/s. Rocksmith only gets to 65 mb/s and Carmageddon Reincarnation gets to 75 mb/s.

If I exit the game entirely, the speed slows back down to 5 mb/s until I start up a game.

I imagine it's something to do with the games taking over the system but it is puzzling.

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I have a laptop and a desktop pc both running windows 7 home premium.  My laptop is connected via WiFI.  My desktop is connected via Ethernet.  I'm using a Linksys WRT160NL router.  Everything is running the latest drivers/firmware.
When I try to copy a file from my desktop to my laptop, I am getting about 100Kb/s data transfer (as per the "Details" panel when copying a large file).  However, if I transfer a file from the laptop to the desktop I'm getting about 6 Mb/s data transfer.
 Any ideas?
Oh, and the internet speed is fine from the laptop and the desktop (speedtest shows at about 4.6 Mbs on a 5Mbs DSL link)
I've tried disabling RDC on my laptop, no luck.
I've tried disabling IPv6 on my laptop, no luck.
I've tried disabling auto-tuning on my laptop, no luck.
I've tried disabling power management on my laptop, no lock.
I have no idea what else to try!!!!

A:Slow network file transfer in one direction between windows 7 PCs


Try disabling Receive Window Auto-Tuning:
1 Go to Start and type cmd.
2 Right-click on cmd and select “Run as administrator”.
3 Type: netsh interface tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled and press
If you want to to re-enable it:

Type: netsh interface tcp set global autotuninglevel=normal
and press Enter.
Also you can try
configure the network card :

Click the Start Button, type "devmgmt.msc" (without quotation marks) in the Start Search box and press Enter.
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I'm beyond confused about this i'll try to explain.

Earlier today or yesterday i guess, I was watching some youtube videos when i noticed that they just weren't loading very fast. So i thought hey, this happens from time to time, its the site, does updating sometimes, i get it.

I downloaded a trial version of an MMO, or attempted to I should say, thats when i really noticed a problem. The very first second upon downloading it was up at a fairly good pace 300KB/s -- im cool with that, but hten it dropped down to 10kb then 5kb quckly after then to staying in the bytes, then eventually after maybe 5 minutes giving up.

I should mention i'm def not a novice, but i'm not a super advanced user. I did tech support for hp and comcast for 6 years.
OK so now i can't surf in IE worth a crap because everytime i open up to download something it gets instantly chopped down to nothing.

So I checked first if it was maybe slow pings, or not hitting a hope out there, by tracert to yahoo.. things looked ok. Pinging IP and URL no problem, the occasional packet loss, but nothing major.

I checked the laptop upstairs, its absolutely flying, and heres the kicker its wireless. No packet loss, moving at a steady 600KB/s. For me thats great.
THe hardwired main machine is like a puckered butt whole not letting anything by. For an example i tried downloading Hijackthis.. everyone knows how small that installer file is, well i got stopped halfway in that download and i... Read more

A:Dreadfully slow connection speeds only on wired machine

I just want to bump this..

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Hi there all,

I am running a pretty well high end piece of hard ware, probably more than i need. But there is something that is mind boggling me...
Please explain, why is it when im moving files over a network im getting ridiculous silly slow speeds?

I have an i5 with 5xHD in it, 2 x 500GB for mirror/raid 1, then i have 3 x 3TB, one of those 3TB is partitioned to 2TB and 1TB.
I have an i7 with 3xHD, 2 x 1TB and 1 X 2TB.
(i have listed both my pc system specs below if you want to take a look after reading my problem)

Now why is it that im getting REALLY SLOW transfer speeds from pc to pc over a network?
Im moving large GB files and small ones and my transfers speeds are all different and cant put my finger on it why. I have went through and read across many, many forums like this one, and many others and I cannot still find out a good reason why!
anything i am reading no-one really knows, they are just saying things like, just try this and try that.
Im running a small business and im not going to be mucking around with system settings, off people's hit and miss theories, although i have tried a couple already and thats about how far im willing to go.

However, same file sizes and same HD, are giving me different transfer rates, im transferring files between my i5 & i7, both are windows 7 professional 64bit.
I can not list any examples at all because its all different, but my average transfer rate is from 1.5mb to 30mb, but 90% of the time its 2mb to... Read more

A:Slow transfer speeds, WHY?

What kind of LAN setup do you have? Router/switch, etc.

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I'm doing a network for a small business. All the computers are on a domain and the domain controller is running on the server. I'm also trying to setup Active Directory so that users can login to their account at any of the six workstations in the building. However, for some reason I'm only getting ~46kb/s transfer rates across the network which is obviously pathetic. Consequently, Active Directory is impossible to do right now as there is no way to sync large amounts of files with such a slow transfer speed. I've included in the image below a rough sketch of how the network is laid out. Do any of you have any ideas as to why everything is going so slow?

A:Slow transfer speeds

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I am hoping someone might be able to shed some light on this problem. When transferring a 3 gig file from my NV+ to my internal hard drive I get speeds of around 300 Kb/s and message saying the transfer will take 18 hours.

When i transfer the same file to my wifes computer over the same network the speed jumps to 30MB/s which is what it should be. I cannot understand why this is happening as my wife's computer is way slower than mine with only a core 2 duo processor and 2 gig of ram.

We are both running windows 7, hers is home premium and mine is Ultimate both 64 bit. Any help greatly appreciated.

A:Slow Transfer Speeds from my NAS

How fast can you transfer from your computer to your wifes computer and vice versa?

It could be a problem with the router or switch, a cable, a network setting on your computer.

What are the rest of the parts in your network, make and model will help.

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I'm doing a network for a small business. All the computers are on a domain and the domain controller is running on the server. I'm also trying to setup Active Directory so that users can login to their account at any of the six workstations in the building. However, for some reason I'm only getting ~46kb/s transfer rates across the network which is obviously pathetic. Consequently, Active Directory is impossible to do right now as there is no way to sync large amounts of files with such a slow transfer speed. I've included in the image below a rough sketch of how the network is laid out. Do any of you have any ideas as to why everything is going so slow?
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A:Slow transfer speeds

have you had the lines tested? who ran them? how long ago were they run? what devices are in between? what type of NIC's are in the machines? all the same link speed & duplex? all on the same subnet? nothing accidentally hard coded? There's 7 questions to keep you busy

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I am currently transferring some large files from one disc to another but the transfer speeds don't seem to go above 16mbs. Some of them are iso files around 5 gig. Should this make a difference?

I have 4 Seagate Barracudas at 7200rpm. 3 300 gb drives, 1 750 gb drive and a Maxtor 10 at 300gb's. I am trasnferring from a Seagate to the Maxtor 10.

Cheers in advance.


A:Slow transfer speeds

Are they connected with SATA or IDE cables?
SATA cables are faster than IDE's.

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So here is my problem:
I have a computer running Windows server 2012 r2, and two workstations running windows 7.
I would like to transfer large files between two network drives on my Windows server. This is because both my "user area", and my "public drive" are mapped via group policy. My server and my Windows 7 workstation both have gigabit networking
cards, and are connected over cat6 ethernet to my gigabit router. When I try to move a file from my user area (stored on the server) to the "public drive" (also on the same server), I get an average write speed of 7mb/s. However this is where things
get interesting: After testing with three DIFFERENT Windows 10 machines, i received a write speed of over 600MB/s. I also swapped out my existing Windows 7 installation, mentioned before, for a windows 10 installation and experienced speeds of up-to 1000mb/s
over ethernet.
However today i reinstalled windows 7 (the desired operating system), and was stuck back at 7mb/s again. I have now tried two versions of windows 7: (Enterprise, Professional) and the same result was seen in both. 
Some steps i have tried:
- Disabling all offloads.
- Setting duplex to 1gb/s.
- Disabling Auto tuning.
- Fully installing drivers for the "nics"
- Changing all network adapter ADVANCED settings
- Different cables
- Wireless / Ethernet
- Disabling remote differential compression

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It all started out a week ago with random times where my internet speed would drop drastically but after about 5 minutes it would go back to normal. Then about 5 days ago I couldn't connect to cable with my cable modem the activity light would just pop green over and over again. I used cycling over and over and couldn't get it to work. Finally just today I cycled it and was able to connect to the cable. Whereas earlier I was connected to my network with "no internet access" now I have internet access. Now even thought I'm connected my speeds are at an all time low and I have no ideas why. Any help would be very appreciated!

A:Problem With Wired Internet Connection Extremely Slow Speeds


2 things for you to try:
Update your Atheros driver to the latest.

Make sure that Obtain DNS is set to obtain auto on both wired and wireless connections.
Computer Tips and Help at SpotHT: How to Configure DHCP in Windows 7

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Does anyone know of any programs that download files over a LAN like a internet Downalod manager does , I have Wireless 108mbps nimo netgear router and can download from the internet at 8 Mbps however , when i copy files over the lan using the copy paste function it's really slow. It's nothing to do with my hardware or setup, i had the same problem with XP and now with Vista. Basically i want to be able to tranfer files over the LAN with a download manager that uses Multiple download threads to speed it up. Thanks for any help.

EDIT. LAN is wireless not wired

A:File Transfer Speeds Over LAN

I don't know of any application that does what your asking for. The main way to speed up your file transfer is not to do any other browsing or anything at the same time as your file transfer. Wifi is half duplex only and half duplex has a tendancy to bottleneck alot more when your both downloading and uploading.

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Ok I have a jailbroken iPod touch, and I like to put tv show episodes on it, but iTunes frankly sucks. So I use a nifty little program called iPhone Folders to transfer the converted videos directly onto the filesystem of my device. I then use a separate video app to watch them. (Mobile Theater; it's a jailbreak app. I know this isn't an iPod forum so just trust me that this whole process works fine.)
iPhone Folders basically just lets me use my iPod as a removable storage device (like a flash drive) and I can just drag and drop, or copy/paste them right onto it, and it gives me the default Windows Vista copying manager or whatever. See the pic, it's just a generic one off the internet so you know what I'm talking about. Not mine.

So here's the issue: I can't get consistent transfer speeds. On average, it starts transferring at about 5 meg/sec (usually seven-ish files, 500-600 meg total; it varies) and ends up pushing 1 meg/sec. I had several theories as to why this happens: as I approach the limit of the capacity of my iPod (I just pick enough files to fill up the rest of my free space) it slows down due to some weird write process, it slows after x number of files it transfers, or that my system resources aren't sufficient (CPU, RAM, etc.). But yesterday these all got blown away. I transferred some files like usual, while doing a complete scan with McAfee Anti-Virus. And got speeds in excess of 15 meg/sec throughout the entire transfer. So basically, my question is if the... Read more

A:File transfer speeds

Transfer speeds vary between each device for example HDD, SSD and Flash Drive etc

There is no way in keeping you at a Constant High speed but you can Optimize the Drive to perform as much optimal speeds as you can

See Hard drive speed boosts

This can also work on SSD's and some Flash drives

Will not work on DVD/CD's

Hope This Helps,

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Hey..new to the forum and short on ideas with a strange issue.

First, the setup and application...I frequently transfer quite large files (20-40GB) from my primary system (Vista Ultimate 64bit, evga 680i mobo w/onboard gigabit NICs) to a PC used as a home theater PC (Vista Home Premium 32bit, asus P5E VM-HDMI, onboard NIC). I recently wired my home with cat6 and installed all gigabit hardware for distribution (Linksys WRT610 router; D-Link DGS-2208 gigabit switch) to improve network transfer speeds. All HDDs are 7200RPM SATAs

My issue is this...network transfer rates average only 15MB/s from the primary to the HTPC--not even close to what I expected. I've searched the net for suggestions, but several fix attempts yielded no improvement (diable IPv6; enable/disable onboard NIC; replace NIC).

I thought I had solved the issue this weekend when I found a suggestion to disable Vista autotuning level using the following in an elevated prompt on my primary system:

netsh interface tcp set global autotuning=disabled

After a reboot, I attempted a file transfer and BOOM--75MB/s! I fixed it, right? Not exactly...somehow after a few hours--with no other system or network changes--the transfer rates again dropped back to ~15MB/s.

I'm baffled. So I try something that probably makes little sense (I'm not very adept at network troubleshooting) and set my MTU on the Linksys router to 'Fixed' at 1464 instead of 'auto' (I have ATT DSL, and had tested my connection previously with... Read more

A:Need help; gigabit network transfer speeds

Do you have Vista SP1 installed? Vista without SP1 is known to have file transfer issues.

Also, do you have other machines you can move data between? If so, does it occur on them as well?

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I am trying to transfer some data between two computers in my home using MSN Live Messenger. It had great connection speed before, and now it transfers about 12kb/s. Both computers when they download from other sites, they transfer at normal speeds. I have AVG on one of the computers, could it be slowing the transfer?

A:Solved: Slow transfer speeds

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I have read somewhere that Raid 5 is not supported in Windows 7. Is this true please?

After my near loss of data today I rebuilt my Raid to 5 with three Seagate Barracuda hard drives each at 2 TB. All are 7200 RPM speed and I am copying back my data from a new 3 TB Seagate Hard drive which is also 7200 RPM on Windows 7 X64 but the transfer speeds are down to 30 odd MB/S which is rubbish. When I backed up files to the 3 TB drive I was getting transfer rates of about 130 MB/S.

Is it because it is Raid 5 and it has to spread the files over the 3 drives? My motherboard is EvGA 680i which is very fast normally. My C drive is an OCZ 256 MB SSD and I have 8 Gig of RAM on a Intel 9400 quad core so spec's are good.

If it is the Raid 5 then I might buy a raid controller to slot into the PCIE slot as that would be quicker. I want Raid 5 because if one drive goes down I can remove and replace without loss of data.

Thanks for loking.

A:Raid 5 Slow Transfer Speeds

I have switched to a strip raid and backed up to another drive and that has increased transfer speeds to over 130 Mb/S

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So, the long and short of it is: my network transfer speeds have bottomed out, and I have no idea why.

Here are the details:
-My computer is running Windows XP
-I am on a college campus network, and we are forced to connect to the internet via Cisco Clean Access Agent
-I have 2 Seagate Barracuda 3.0 Gb/s SATA drives, 1 300GB and 1 500GB
-My cabling is run through a hub in my room and then from the hub's uplink to the wall (but my computer is the only one plugged into the hub). I've tried it direct to the wall, as well, and it doesn't seem to have a huge impact
-I added a value to my registry in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters called TcpWindowSize with Decimal value 2920 which--I think this was the cause, anyways--took transfer time for a 700MB file down to about 10 minutes from 30-40 [but last year, I was averaging about 2 minutes for a file this size]
-Download Speed: 396 kbps (49.5 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 214 kbps (26.8 KB/sec transfer rate)
(from speakeasy.net/speedtest/)
-I have tried Right click > Repair on the LAN network in Network Connections, but it didn't seem to do anything

I think that about covers my situation. Please inquire if you want/need any more (or more specific) information. I'd really like to get my computer back to where it was! Thanks for the help.


A:Sudden Drop In Network Transfer Speeds

Welcome to TechSpot...

Have you use the tool TCP Optimizer from www.speedguide.net.
Match your current rated download speed with this program. 0 to 20MB down.

Are you using a switch or just a hub?
How old are these hub or switch you're using?

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I just wanted to check if there's gonna be a significant change in transfer speeds if I purchase a gigabit switch/router for my NAS, I'm currently using Belkin N router with 10/100Mbps ports. All of my devices connected to the router have 1Gbps ethernet ports.

I have to transfer most of my files from NAS to PC and vice versa, and the transfer rates just seem very slow.


A:Solved: Transfer speeds via Gigabit network?

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Hi everyone

I've just upgraded my hard drive to 1TB, and am now in the process of copying my iTunes library from my NAS to my local disk (the whole purpose of me upgrading the drive was to do this, as iTunes performs very slowly over the LAN).

My router is downstairs at home, linked to the PC in question upstairs using Netgear Ethernet over Power adapters. I have just started the transfer of around 65GB but I am only getting transfer speeds of 137KB per second - which is going to take an absolute age! Surely the transfer speed should be faster than this, the Netgear units support speeds of 85MB as I understand it.

Does anyone have any suggestions on how I can check and improve the connection speed here, or increase the transfer rate for this specific project?

EDIT: I am wondering if it would be quicker to use a USB wireless dongle and try that connection? How can I definitively test one against the other to see which is fastest?

Thanks for reading!

A:Very slow transfer speeds across LAN using ethernet over power

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I have a WD 2T HD 7200 RPM. Plugged in as a USB drive, the transfers speed is 7mg/sec, but if I use it as an internal SATA it's about 190mg/sec. I've tried 3 different USB interfaces with the 2T drive with the same results. Other USB HD's that I have aren't slow like this one is even with the same USB interface.

I have it set for better performance not quick removal and indexing is turned off. I bought this drive as an external USB HD and it?s 2.0 USB. I put it back in it?s original case and that didn?t help. It certainly wasn?t this slow with XP or WIN 7. Any suggestions?

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I am notices some seriously slow speeds when transferring files between either partitions or even to an external drive. The transfer speeds is running between 3mbs and 10mbs which feels very slow.

The machine is not dual booting other OS's and was formatted when installing Windows 8.

Is this normal?

Running an i7 quad core laptop, 8gb ram, 750mb hard drive

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I'm having problem with slow wireless trasnfer speeds. 129kb/s slow. So here is my set up. Desktop with a 100MB nic card, running windows 7 ultimate, connected to linksys wrt320n running dd-wrt. then i have my laptop running windows 7 ultimate, connected to my wireless network.

I have tried coping files in the homegroup and outside of the homegroup. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

A:Solved: Slow Wireless Transfer Speeds

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Hello everyone, first time post here. I will make every attempt to make it brief.

A 500GB external drive failed on me and I needed to restore all the files (mainly JPEGs) from Backblaze.

I was in the process of downloading the 143 GB compressed file to my Win7 machine and saw that my download speed was only 2.5Mbps. According to Verizon FIOS my internet speed should be 10/2. I added the Firefox plugin "Internet Download Manager" to try to speed things up.

If you do the math, the download would take well over 15 hrs. In the middle, there was a connection problem and I needed to start ALL over. Besides upgrading the FIOS speed, is there anything I can do on my computer's end to speed up the download? Hardware, software, tweak, plug-in, etc??

In another possibly related issue, I was transferring a very large 40 GB file from my external HD connected to my Win Vista machine to my Win7 machine's internal HD and it also had a transfer speed of about 2.5Mbps.

The external HD on the Vista machine is connected by USB 2.0 and the network is through my Verizon FIOS wireless N router. The Win7 machine has a brand new DELL network card.

How can I fix or speed up these two problems.

Thanks so much for your suggestions.

A:Two (related?) Issues: Transfer Speeds VERY Slow

The slow speed sounds like some sort of hard drive speed issue to me, but I'm probably wrong.

Regardless, here's a few ways to speed up your internet speeds.

1) Use a download manager that supports pausing and resuming downloads. This allows you to resume a "broken" download on most servers. My favorite download manager for Windows is Flashget 1.9. I don't particularly like the new version (3.5), but you might want to try that as well.
FlashGet(??)-Best Download Manager

2) Make sure that your download manager knows to use multiple connections. This simply causes the download manager to download multiple parts of the same file at the same time. It can speed up certain connections. This is automatically enabled in most download managers.

From what I've seen, USB 2.0 speeds when not using a system cache tend to average around 22-25 MB/s on my computer. In other words, you should be able to transfer a 1GB file in a bit less than a minute. Extrapolating onwards, you'll have over 60 GB in an hour and so on.

Downloads using a 10/2 internet connection such as your own should average to around 1.25 MB/s. In other words you should be able to download about 75MB a minute and 4.5 GB an hour. 150GB will take about 33 hours to download. If your download said 15 hours, you're downloading at approximately 2.5MB/s.

Keep in mind that your rated line speed is measured in Megabits per second and your actual download speed that you see is rated in Megabytes per second.

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I've had a 2TB Expansion Desktop Drive (STBV2000300 or "Regulatory Model: SRD00F2") which runs on UBS 3.0 and is backwards compatable with USB2.0. My 1.5-2 year old Samsung Notebook Series 3 (NP350E5C-A02AU) Which has 2 USB3.0 Slots and 2 USB2.0 Slots.

From various "Accidents" with mice plugged into the USB2.0 Slots they are pretty wrecked but still go if set in a particular position. The USB3.0 slots ran at a fair speed up until about 2 months ago, I cannot think of any changes to my PC or Ext HDD that may have caused an issue. The USB3.0 slots work fine and do indeed run at a good speed (not sure what exactly USB3.0 should run at when set up like that) But it's usually up around 155+ MB/s. When transfering from my PC it's usually between 1.6 - 16MB/s.

I can confirm it is not the drives fault for this. It runs fine on 5 of my friends computers. All moving the same 5GB file both from and too the drive all getting a high speed transfer (Not sure of the speeds off the top of my head though, definately higher than 16MB/s)

I have reinstalled drivers for USB3.0 and updated everthing I can link logically and illogically to the USB3.0 ports in an effort to get everything working normal again.

I also have not tinkered with any of the settings on the drive from when I first got it but for all I know something may have been modified. I can provide any info on that if it could help anyone.

Thanks for your time


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