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new usb drive and firefox

I have got a 2g firefly as a gift and transfered all my apps to it but firefox seems slow and sometimes unresponsive. So then thought by transfer was bad and did a restore off a older backup. now its really slow (not even opening). So i decided to format the drive and put a clean copy of the suite(in process of doing now). my question is does anyone else have this drive and are you getting good results with it?

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Are you using a USB2.0 or

Are you using a USB2.0 or 1.1 port?

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2.0 is on both machines and I just tried the fresh install and it still is slow and freezes sometimes. So I transfered it all back to my lexar jump drive sport and it works like a champ so im guessing its just a slower drive.

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Does it say "USB Hi-Speed"

Does it say "USB Hi-Speed" or something like that on the box (for your drive)?

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USB

Yes it says 2g hi speed usb flash drive

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really! i wanted to get one

really! i wanted to get one but after my local target posted about it being recalled for having the ability to burn up really quickly i changed my mind. My PC at home has USB 1.0 potrt and it does lock up sometimes Sad but if thats the case just go grab somepopcorn and be patient if u dont want to return it or it doesnt overheat try defraging it (that should help)either the built in one or a portable version created rumored to work better then default defrag! found here
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Drive + Optimize FF

The Lexar Firefly is an average or slightly below average speed drive, so that's part of the reason for the slowness in Firefox. Also, Firefox Portable 2.0 comes with the session saver on, which causes extra writes to the drive (slowing things down). You can disable it by following the instructions in the support topic on Improving Firefox Portable's performance.

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I had

Already searched and found your info and it did improve some. I just think the drive is slower than my old one and I really want a faster(or at least the same as what i was use to which was a lexar jumpdrive sport). What would be better or comparable to this( or is the sport worth staying with?)
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Drive i have now is 512mb and I want 2g or better

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External HDs have excellent

External HDs have excellent write times compared to flash media, but are obviously not as portable as flash media. I'm using one with a USB1.1 connection and FxP rarely lags.

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John, should we use FFP or FxP?
Mozilla recommends FF so it should be FFP, methinks.
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No, Mozilla uses Fx. That's

No, Mozilla uses Fx. That's why I've been using it.

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O RLY?

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YA RLY

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NO WAI!

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