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XPMode in Windows 7 - Wuauclt.exe - very slow XPmode

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Running Windows XPMode on a Windows 7 Pro pc.

It runs very slowly.  I checked Task Manager, it showed 100% cpu usage.
I looked at this article:
Wuauclt.exe (

I followed the instructions and turned off automatic updates and rebooted. XPMode ran well.  
I looked at the version of Wuauclt.exe in C:\Windows\system32.   The version is7.6.7600.256
The article also says to look at C:\Windows\system32\dllcache folder.  There is no such folder.

When I turn on updates, set to "download updates, I'll decide when to install"  the cpu usage still gets pegged at 100% and XPMode response is poor.

How do I troubleshoot this?
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