The Redundant Stories of Windows 10 Bugs – Microsoft Confirms Another High CPU Usage Issue
Microsoft has added another high CPU usage issue in the list of known Windows 10 bugs. This particular problem affects some IMEs, including the Chinese Simplified (ChsIME.EXE) and Chinese Traditional (ChtIME.EXE) with Changjie/Quick keyboard.
Oh, Microsoft... It's only Tuesday and it feels like we are already done with a month's worth of Windows 10 bug reporting. After Start menu, Search, high CPU usage, audio, and connectivity issues (most of them reported since September 10), it is now time for another problem that may result in high CPU usage.
The Windows maker has said that the issue has been mitigated and a resolution will be offered in a future update. Unlike all the aforementioned issues, this particular bug isn't specific to Windows 10 version 1903 as almost all the versions of the operating system are affected.
Here is what this latest W10 problem is:
IME may become unresponsive or have High CPU usage
Some Input Method Editor (IME) may become unresponsive or may have high CPU usage. Affected IMEs include Chinese Simplified (ChsIME.EXE) and Chinese Traditional (ChtIME.EXE) with Changjie/Quick keyboard.
- Client: Windows 10, version 1903; Windows 10, version 1809; Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019; Windows 10, version 1803; Windows 10, version 1709; Windows 10, version 1703; Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2016; Windows 10, version 1607
- Server: Windows Server, version 1903; Windows Server, version 1809; Windows Server 2019; Windows Server, version 1803; Windows Server, version 1709 ; Windows Server 2016
How to fix this Windows 10 IME bug
Microsoft has recommended the following steps to work around this particular problem.
- Select the Start button and type Services.
- Locate Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service.
- Double click on it and select Properties.
- Locate Startup type.
- Change it to Manual
- Select Ok.
"TabletInputService service is now in the default configuration and IME should work as expected," Microsoft wrote. The company will deliver a fix in a future Windows 10 release.
Can't keep up with all the Windows 10 bugs? Here's a short list
- Latest W10 Update Is Now Breaking WiFi for Some Users – Microsoft Puts Compatibility Hold on Version 1903
- Weekend Brought a Fresh New W10 Update to Fix Audio Issues
- How to Fix the “Unnatural Orange Tint” Experienced by Some Win10 Users
- v1903 Bug List Increases: Latest Cumulative Update Also Introduced Audio Issues (Here’s How to Fix)
- Microsoft Confirms Start Menu and Search Problems in v1903
- Hold On! W10 CPU Bug May Have Been Fixed but Start Menu/Search Is Broken
- Ahead of v1909 Release, the May 2019 Update Continues to Create Problems