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I received some feedback from a couple of customer who are using the XPEFFI tool to download the XP Embedded SP2 tech preview and are using dial-up connections. They indicated that they discovered the size of the download and cancelled it because of the large size, but that the items remained in the queue and continued to be downloaded by the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) and killing their connection throughput. This is an issue that I have fixed for the RTM version of XPEFFI, but I wanted to provide a set of steps that you can use to remove these download jobs from the queue on your machine in the meantime:
I apologize for the inconvenience that this has caused. Please contact me if you have any issues getting this to work for you.