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This is a way that may be able to fix the problem that makecab.exe runs for a long time, slowing down the computer. There are also many articles about makecab.exe that you can google.

Time the problem occurred to me: May 2018 on my windows 7 home 64bit.

  1. Find CBS log files folder. The folder usually contains a .log file under 2 GB, and some .cab files.
    • Find CBS log files folder. The folder usually contains a .log file under 2 GB, and some .cab files.

  2. Delete, or move away if you want to keep the logs, any .log files larger than 2 GB in the CBS folder. If makecab.exe is currently running and processing the log files, you may need to end it through Task manager.
    • Delete, or move away if you want to keep the logs, any .log files larger than 2 GB in the CBS folder.

    • If makecab.exe is currently running and processing the log files, you may need to end it through Task manager.

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