The debate about the presence and role of intermediates in the folding of proteins has been a critical issue, especially for fast folders. One of the classical methodologies to identify such metastable species is the “burst-phase analysis,” whereby the observed signal amplitude from stopped-flow traces is determined as a function of denaturant concentration. However, a complication may arise when folding is sufficiently fast to jeopardize the reliability of the stopped-flow technique. In this study, we reassessed the folding of the KIX domain from cAMP Response Element-Binding (CREB)-binding protein, which has been proposed to involve the formation of an intermediate that accumulates in the dead time of the stopped flow. By using an in-house-built capillary continuous flow with a 50-μs dead time, we demonstrate that this intermediate is not present; the problem arose because of the instrumental limitation of the standard stopped flow to assess very fast refolding rate constants (e.g., ≥500 s−1).