External drive running slow

I’m in the process of transferring media files from my WD Passport 2 GB hard drive to my new WD, Easystore 4 GB hard drive.
The older drive has been running slow so I’m transferring my files onto the new drive.
Any suggestions on how to speed up the old drive ?

Thanks

Hello, cgarbacki

Well, there could be multiple reasons for the slow transfer rate of the data on the hard drive, click on the useful link given below.