Many people don't realize that USB memory sticks are just like any other hard drive in that their contents can become heavily fragmented through normal use. Periodically defragmenting your USB stick can significantly improving the speed of loading and saving data from your workstation. You should generally run two to three defragmentation passes in a row for the best results.
Misc: Making USB sticks load faster
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