Are you using a ZIP drive that's connected to your Windows XP system via a USB port? If so, you may have noticed that it's a bit sluggish when transferring large groups of files to or from your hard disk.
To improve performance, you can change the default Optimize For Quick Removal setting to the Optimize For Performance setting. Follow these steps:
Here's something to keep in mind: While this process helps improve disk performance by enabling write caching on the ZIP drive, it also means that you must use the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the taskbar notification area in order to disconnect the drive from the computer.