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then it gets transferred through with no problems.. The time now is 12:13. Join 12,528 other subscribers Email Address Popular Recent Comments Unable to Sign In to Microsoft Money 2007 with Windows Live ID in Vista May 1st, 2007 Microsoft Money 2007 Unable to Right-click the external Hard disk drive from the list and select "properties" 7. this contact form

Hi Nick and thanks again for all your work, many users will be delighted I believe. Unbelievable! I'm still using one FW card for capture. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows 7 External Hard Drive is REALLLY slow... (20 posts) Started http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/32779-windows-7-slow-firewire-transfer-speeds.html

I also have a WD MyBook connected via firewire 1394a. The drive is just as slow when plugged into my Windows 7 Pro 32-bit Macbook. still have no idea what the problem is... Are they registering the same amounts?

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On the new windows click on "Browse My computer for driver software", then choose "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer", then select the driver with I have two G-Raids and both acted the same way. but right now, unless WD  comes to our rescue with some information, we are SOL and have to live with this;       BTW, they are slow regardless of whether WD software Top Login to post comments © 2000–2017 Acronis International GmbH.

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  • I currently have an eVGA 680i mobo, with 1394a firewire.
  • My computer got as slow as 12Mb/s with default Firewire 400 (PC)>800 (WD drive) adapter cable.
  • I am going to use USB from now on too I figure it out.
  • Nicely done guys.

I have not noticed such behavior with Win7 - there seems to be no difference when compared to my Vista systems. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/external-hard-drive-is-reallly-slow MC 7.0.4 - Asus P6T Deluxe V2 mobo - Intel i7 920 2.66GHz - Windows 7 Ult64 SP1 - nVidia Quadro FX 1800 - 16 Gbyte low latency DDR3 RAM - All are now working fine with the Unibrain driver. It may improve performance for any drive connected via FireWire.

Desktop users shouldn't have to worry about this.) 4. weblink I have tried all 6 of the USB ports and I know they are USB2.0 compatible. tried loads of things even microsoft recommended settings. scott6672 2010-02-09 19:55:01 UTC #5 I will say that once all the files (some 100GB) was initially backed up the drive is updating the new and changed files seemingly effortlessly.  Once

Posts 295 Points 3,435 Re: Slow Firewire on Win 7 64bit Reply Contact Here's the link to Startech if anyone is interested:http://us.startech.com/product/PEX1394B3-3-Port-2b-1a-1394-PCI-Express-FireWire-Card-Adapter Also Unibrain seem to do a very similar product Easy as that! says that the transfer rate is 695KB/Second.. navigate here Any solutions would be appreciated.

Make sure your computer is plugged in (if your on a laptop). 3. Had the same issue as you guys where the copy speed is extremely slow. and nothing wrong with my HD's any suggestions as to how I can fix this...

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Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top Richard0600 Posts: 51 This post has been reported. The motherboard was originally in an HP Pavilion m8100n, and when I searched the HP site I didn't see any motherboard-specific drivers (had to search for Vista drivers, was planning on Your drive is probably set for Quick removal which is on by default. Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support Performance & Maintenance » User Name Remember Me?

Once I got into the device manager, I couldn't quite figure out the whole 'virtual drive' thing, etc. just finished took 2h:49m:14s... 2h:34m longer then the USB... Freelance editing in the UK Mon, Jan 17 2011 9:18 AM In reply to mjolnarn Joined on Wed, Feb 8 2006 Sweden Posts 13,215 Points 157,775 Re: Slow Firewire on Win his comment is here This is very frustrating.