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This hidden option is essential for removing your USB key, it can also boost file transfer speed

A Windows 10 update allows you to safely remove your USB key, but also to boost its performance.

Who has never withdrawn? a key USB a little too quickly inadvertently? This quick but innocuous gesture can unfortunately cause a lot of harm and problems if it is done too quickly. too regularly. A key USB that is removed before being ejected by your computer may no longer work properly or even erase all of the files and folders that you had recorded above!

It is therefore essential to think à Eject your USB drive before removing it from your computer. Otherwise, you could well lose all of your work. Unfortunately, there are many of us à forget this detail and remove our key a little too hastily. This is why Microsoft thought about it. &agrav; an option to work around this problem. And it also allows you to increase the file transfer speed, even if in this case, you will have to make a difficult choice.

This hidden option is essential for removing your USB key, it can also boost file transfer speed

It's in 2018 that Microsoft subtly slippedé a new feature within an update update of Windows 10. In its update à October day entitled "version 1809", Microsoft then added "version 1809" a mode baptized "quick delete" for your computer, which uses USB keys or external hard drives.

This "quick delete" manages your storage operations efficiently. ensures that the computer is always ready for use. eject your key USB or hard drive, even when you unplug the latter too quickly and without choosing the “eject this device” option. quot;. This helps avoid corrupting the data on your key. USB just in case you removed it too often without ejecting it first.

But this "quick delete" However, this implies a slowdown in storage and file transfer operations. Additionally, this mode is now enabled. by default on many computers. If you want to boost on-key transfer performance, USB, there is nevertheless a solution.

  1. Connect your key USB or external hard drive
  2. In File Explorer, identify the letter of your key. or hard drive (often C: or D:)
  3. Right click on Start
  4. Select Disk Management option
  5. In the lower part, right-click on the letter of the device in question
  6. Select Properties option
  7. Click on Policies, then choose between "quick removal and "better performance"

Be careful though, by choosing the "best performance" option, you will deactivate automatic protection if the key is removed. USB or selected external hard drive. So be careful this time à Eject it before disconnecting it from your computer!

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116