Fixing performance issues when using the FireWire interface on the Microsoft Windows OS
If you are running the Microsoft Windows OS and are experiencing slow disk drive performance please follow the steps below to correct the issue:
First, if you are utilizing a 3rd party PCMCIA card bus / ExpressCard / PCI interface; please ensure you are running the manufacturer's latest drivers.
If performance is not resolved you can perform the following steps:
NOTE: Please ensure when disconnecting the drive, that you Safely Remove Hardware before unplugging the device; failure to do so may result in data loss.