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Flash drive 'writing" slow



   Recently, I discovered one of my flashdrives was writing at incredibly slow speeds (1.8-2.3Mb/s) After checking, I found a total of 5 drives that were operating at sub-standard speeds. Normally (previously) the drive wrote at 6.8Mb/s and usually faster. After countless hours,articles, forums, and questions on the net all I've found is there are multitudes with the same problem and no solution. This is what I've done; wiped/rebuilt partition, formatted (3x), ran malware/virus checks, used fdisk, gparted, chkdsk to take advantage of any "tools" they may have possessed and a few 'suggestions" from forums, even had a priest perform an exorcism (not really). With this problem being so prevalent, I was certain I'd discover a cure/fix. I'm needin' some help here! This is my objective; #1. To identify and correct/eliminate whatever caused the drives slowdown in the first place #2. restore drives to their original operating specs. I've run far too many tests on these drives to accept "they're toast", so, if that's all you have to offer, just don't reply. If you intend to help and require more info, please request. Take a quick look around the net and see just how many folks posted about this problem.

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You would want to find the number of read writes the USB drive has completed so far.  They are only good for so many before they expire.  That number would be where I would start since you say they test fine.  There isnt going to be a magical tool that will fix these most likely.

Assuming they run this way on more than one PC?

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