Reformatting the drive may help
• Backup all required data from the drive. Using your PC or MAC format the drive. Copy back the required data. Shut down other applications and/or reboot system
• Other applications may be causing the system to run slow. Save required data first. Try another system • In case the current system is having performance problems or is infected. Virus check your USB drive and system
• Errant programs may be slowing down your system Try connecting the drive directly to a USB port on the PC
• Using a hub or multiple hubs, may be causing speed and power issues.