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DevCon.exe command

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I'm running a DevCon script to update the Hal on a VM W2k3 svr. It made it into the first of 4 "devcon sethwid...." command lines, but is hanging there for about 20 minutes now. The cmd window is using about 50% of the CPU. I don't want to kill it and cause any damage.

devcon sethwid @ROOT\PCI_HAL\0000 := !E_ISA_UP !ACPIPIC_UP !ACPIAPIC_UP !ACPIAPIC_MP !MPS_UP !MPS_MP !SGI_MPS_MP !SYSPRO_MP !SGI_MPS_MP  > nul 
devcon sethwid @ROOT\ACPI_HAL\0000 := !E_ISA_UP !ACPIPIC_UP !ACPIAPIC_UP !ACPIAPIC_MP !MPS_UP !MPS_MP !SGI_MPS_MP !SYSPRO_MP !SGI_MPS_MP > nul 
devcon sethwid @ROOT\PCI_HAL\0000 := +ACPIAPIC_MP  > nul    rem ACPIAPIC_MP  replaced MPS_MP
devcon sethwid @ROOT\ACPI_HAL\0000 := + ACPIAPIC_MP > nul 
devcon update %windir%\inf\hal.inf ACPIAPIC_MP  > nul

I've eventually working this in as an option in a GUI, but I'm not sure if Devcon is working as it should.

Any help is great appreciated.

Thanks!

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