This 3ds Max blog is a team effort by Nicolas Holst, Lee Montgomery, Vishnu Ramdass and Anil Choudhary.
Some mesh operations can take longer in 3ds Max 2014 and later, here is a quick solution
The default final gather algorithm uses a lot of memory, that may be a problem if it need a lot more than the available physical memory
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A couple of lines of MaxScript that will help you check for missing files in your 3ds Max files
Get them from the Autodesk Application Manager or from the Autodesk downloads site
A simple approach at animating a cab with a trailer along a path
An updated version of the script that only removes those custom attributes that have no definition.
Read on if there are lots of custom attributes listed in the Track View Curve Editor and you want to get rid of them