Fixing issue of slow copying of files in Windows®
Offer solutions to the problem of slow copying of files in Windows.
Windows operating systems are very popular as they are simple to use. Because of this, they come preinstalled in almost all the computers. Another added advantage of Windows Operating Systems is that they are very light on system resources and users would get exceptional performance under all circumstances. There are some problems that might come up with the use of Windows Operating Systems. These include system errors, restart issues, startup problems, shutdown issues, blue screen errors, slow file copying etc. The slow file copying issue in Windows Operating Systems is a very common and it can be resolved very easily. This problem is found in different Windows Operating Systems like Windows XP, Windows Vista, and the latest Windows 7 OS. The slow file copying of Windows OS might happen because of many reasons such as malware infection within the system, hard disk of the system being too full, too many unwanted fragments of data present in the hard disk, registry clutters preventing the proper functioning of Windows Explorer etc.
Following details give users more information regarding tips to fix slow file copying issue in Windows computers:
- Clean hard disk
- Scan for malware
- Clean registry
Clean hard disk
All the data or information in your Windows computer is stored in the hard disk of the system. Even if old data is removed from the hard disk, traces of it would remain on the hard disk and cause the new data that is to be stored to become disorganized. Unwanted fragments of data along with large numbers of temp files can cause slow file copying issue in Windows computer. This problem can be fixed by cleaning the hard disk using the default disk cleanup utility and defragmenting the hard disk using the defragmenting tool.
Scan for malware
Malware infections within the system can also cause slow file copy issue in Windows computers. Malware constantly run in the background of the system and eat up all of the resources causing files to be copied at a very slow rate. Such issues caused by malware can be resolved by scanning the system thoroughly and removing all the malware in the system using a malware removal tool or an antivirus program.
Windows-based computers have a database where all the information that is essential for the functioning of the OS is stored. This database is known as registry and the registry of Windows computers can encounter some errors. These errors would in turn cause problems with the working of Windows Explorer and result in slow copying of files . Such issues can be fixed by cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software.
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