Microsoft Warns of Slow Startup Bug in Several Windows Versions

Microsoft has recently acknowledged a new bug hitting Windows devices, but the good news for consumers this time is that they’re not affected.

The company explains in a support document (via TechDows) that certain computers might experience a slow startup sequence if persistent memory is being used.

“After you configure a Windows-based computer to use large amounts of memory, including persistent memory, the computer takes longer than expected to start up. Additionally, increased CPU usage occurs for a short time after startup. Increased CPU usage occurs when an application frees and reallocates large ranges of memory in rapid succession,” Microsoft says.

The company adds that it’s all a known issue and that a fu… (read more)

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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.