Windows 10: 100% CPU in settings

  1.    11 Oct 2016 #1

    100% CPU in settings

    I recently installed Windows 10 (have yet to activate), and I am having bad problems with the Settings application (the new windows 10 settings, not control panel). When I open it, Settings proceeds to take up my entire i5-6600k CPU (way over 80%). This is obviously not supposed to be happening since Skyrim(game) barely makes my CPU use 25-30%. I tried to use Task Manager to look deeper into it, but it is just the Settings app, with no drop down arrow to see more tasks/applications running in it.
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  2.    11 Oct 2016 #2

    Google does a pretty good job of searching TenForums for related info. Here's what it produced for me, searching on "Windows 10 Settings eats up CPU":

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