After the release of the latest cumulative update for Windows 10 version1903, users are facing high CPU usage even when the PC is not in use. Microsoft has acknowledged the issue and mentioned that they are investigating the Windows 10 update KB4512941 high CPU usage issue linked to SeachUI.EXE which the users reported after installing the optional the update on August 30.[wpinsertshortcodead id=”bzyqm5d3e04029f48f”]
It’s not clear how extensive the issue is, and Microsoft hasn’t provided any official explanation for the root cause. For now, there is no resolution to this issue; however, there are methods to correct this problem:
- removing the update or
- tweaking registry settings
Microsoft on their twitter handle mentioned that they would be providing an update on the upcoming release. The KB4512941 update is optional, so most likely Microsoft will patch this problem on its monthly Patch Tuesday release which is on September 10. Till the user’s best option to roll-back to get rid of high CPU usage.