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You have the Sysprep tool installed on a computer that has Windows Internet Explorer 8 installed. When you delete the browsing history in Internet Explorer, the browsing history takes long than expected to delete.
This problem may occur when the Sysprep cleanup routine for Internet Explorer is running while you delete the browsing history in Internet Explorer. In this scenario, it may take 8 minutes to delete the browsing history.
Security update informationTo resolve this problem, install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To install the most current update, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://windowsupdate.microsoft.comFor more technical information about the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspxNote This update was first included in security update 972260 (MS09-034). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/972260/ )MS09-034: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737/ )How to reset Internet Explorer settings
Article ID: 973925 - Last Review: January 16, 2015 - Revision: 1.2