I have discovered this problem while trying to update the AI Suite II. I first went to uninstall the old AI Suite and when it tried to uninstall the USB 3.0 Boost it just set there for almost an hour. I had to kill it.
After countless hours trying to re-install/uninstall the USB 3.0 Boost I basically decided to install windows from scratch and try over again.
So I wiped windows, installed just the basic things like chipset/ME/network drivers and then AI Suite. Then I tried to uninstall the USB 3.0 from there. Same thing happens and it just hangs, unable to uninstall the driver.
Even worse, once I try to uninstall, then kill then reinstall, it does something to the USB3.0 drivers such that when you launch USB 3.0 utility it cannot see my USB 3.0 jump drive connected. So on a fresh windows + AI Suite install the Boost utility can see that I connect a flash drive and has option to enable the actual boost, but once you try to uninstall the Boost it breaks something in the system and from then on it never works.
So has anyone experienced something like this or is this a known issue? Is there another proper way to uninstall that thing such that it succeeds?
P.S.: also sometimes during uninstall it complains that U3BoostSvr64.exe cannot be found. I saw that if I manually delete the Boost folder in Program Files(x86), then install the Boost, the above exe file is there. On uninstall, however, it deletes the file first, then somehow tries to look for it and of course cannot find it. Weird.