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Slow PCMCIA - eSATA problem?

I have no idea what's going on but my eSATA external drive is working a lot slower since I bought this laptop. I used to have the Express Card to eSATA adapter on my T60 but this Laptop doesn't have it so I am using PCMCIA to eSATA adapter and it is working extremely slow... does anyone have any solution for it?

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