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  • The second August patch for Win10 1903 shoots one core up to 100% utilization

    Posted on August 31st, 2019 at 00:12 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Is your machine red-lining after installing today’s KB 4512941, the second August cumulative update for Win10 version 1903?

    Günter Born has a workaround.

    The problem is caused by a corrupt cache in

    c:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\cache\
    

    The solution is to replace that folder with an old, correctly functioning version. Born has links.

    There’s a reason why I haven’t flipped over to MS-DEFCON 3 or 4 just yet. This patch, in particular, hasn’t been sufficiently tested.