The small file write speed will be low after ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive is formatted under Windows XP Operating System (OS).
Systems with Windows XP.
Please follow the following steps:
Then the drive could be used under Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 OS without performance impact.
This is an industry limitation for 4K/sector hard disk drive which is used in ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive.
These 4K/sector hard disk drive should be formatted under Windows Vista or Windows 7 OS.