Mac:BootCamp:W7: FireWire Issues?

Some hard drives attached with FireWire may perform slowly with Windows 7 on a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010). ┬áNot aware of any such problem on my system, but found this in passing, worth keeping a note of…[http://support.apple.com/kb/TS3188]

  • MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010): FireWire drives perform slowly with Windows 7
    • Last Modified: April 14, 2010
    • Article: TS3188
  • Issue:
    • Some hard drives attached with FireWire may perform slowly with Windows 7 on a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010).
  • Products Affected
    • Boot Camp, MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010), Windows 7
  • Resolution
    • This situation may occur because of an issue in the 1394ohci.sys driver in Windows 7.
    • Microsoft has posted a “hot fix” for this issue. ┬áSee the Microsoft website for more information.

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