External USB 3 HD not working. Partially solved

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  1. serpa4

    serpa4 New Member

    Nov 11, 2015
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    My Device:
    Surface Book
    I was having issues with writing back onto my 3tb WD hard drive. It would copy to about 1% then sit for hours. I read a thread somewhere to try a micro USB cable vice the large USB 3 cable. It worked fine, fairly quick, but I'm sure it's not USB full speed 3.0.
    Not sure why, but it does work fine with a USB 2.0 cable.

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