How do I fix slow file transfers on Windows 10?
- Install the latest drivers
- Check your antivirus
- Run hardware and problem-solving devices
- Reinstall universal series bus controller drivers
Install the latest drivers
If you experience slow files, maybe the cause is your driver. Sometimes the drivers that have been outdated can cause various functionality problems.
So to fix the problem, you need to update your driver.
Start by visiting your motherboard manufacturer’s website and download the latest chipset drivers for your device model.
Check your antivirus
According to users, sometimes antivirus software can cause slow file transfer speeds on your PC.
Third-party antiviruses can sometimes be very invasive, but you can deactivate some antivirus features. Or, you can try deactivating your antivirus at all.
Removing antivirus is another option, although it is not recommended.
Run the hardware problem solvers and devices
- Open the Settings application by pressing the Windows + I button on your keyboard.
- Go to the Update & security section.
- Select problem solving from the menu.
- Now select the hardware and device from the list and click the Run Troubleshooting button.
- Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the problem solvers.
After the problem solver is complete, check whether the problem is still there. If the problem is still there, move to the next solution.
Install Universal Serial Bus Controller Drivers
- Open the device manager by pressing the Windows + X button.
- Discover the Universal Bus Serial Controller section and expand it.
- Right-click the first item on the list and select Uninstall Device.
- When the confirmation dialog appears, click Uninstall.
- Repeat these steps for all devices in the Universal Serial Bus Controller.
- After you delete all drivers, restart your PC.