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    Slow Hardware Scan

    I'm trying to resurrect a neighbor's PC, and on one reboot WinME started the "hardware information database update." It's running extremely slowly. I ran into this once before on a Win98 PC, and was given a solution that involved blowing out hundreds of useless (maybe 0 byte) files in some Windows subdirectory. Does this ring a bell with anyone? I can't remember the subdirectory, or the exact type of files I was told to kill.

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    Re: Slow Hardware Scan

    Try <!mskb=281967>Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 281967<!/mskb>, perhaps?

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    Re: Slow Hardware Scan

    JohnGray,

    >> Try Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 281967, perhaps? <<

    Thanks, that's exactly the procedure I was looking for.

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