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Transfer from USB card reader stalls on population

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    Transfer from USB card reader stalls on population


    I have been having some strange issues with transfers from a USB 3.0 compact flash reader lately. When I start the transfer the speeds top out at 130 Mb/s but soon drop to 0 Mb/s. This seems to happen the moment that Windows 8 "populates" the Explorer window. When I am getting normal speeds explorer shows no files in it's window that have transferred. Once the files that have transferred populate the window the transfer drops significantly for the remaining transfer. I have recorded a small video to show this. Very bizarrre. Almost seems like an indexing thing.
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/j5f3dhyfd4...20Transfer.mov

    Thanks,
    Toby

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  2. #2


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    Try shutting off the Indexing Service. I'll have a look at the video
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  3. #3


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    Try shutting off the Indexing Service. I'll have a look at the video

    Try Using "Teracopy" to move things like this.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    Well I tried shutting down the indexing service by removing all the folders listed in the settings panel.
    Didn't seem to fix the issue.
    Really strange that if you watch the video, the slowdown immediately starts when the files appear in the explorer window for the first time.
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Transfer from USB card reader stalls on population
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