This is really awkward. It use to be able to transfer 1gig of data to my external in less than 2 minutes. Now its a miracle if it can even load up finish transfering before an error occurs. It use to be able to chug at about 30MB/s and now its just slowly transfering data and less than 1MB/s!!!! I know it isnt my External's fault because just loading up 12 songs onto my iPod takes roughly 5 minutes! Anyone think they might know the source of the problem? I have a MacBook, it most definitely isnt going at USB 2.0 speeds, not even USB 1.1!