Technology Windows 10 machines are struggling with a new bug that impacts the sleep mode that is causing machines to power up without any user input. It turns out that there is a specific process that is causing this problem.
- Last Updated:September 8, 2020, 10:45 AM IST
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Yet another set of monthlyWindows 10updates, and yet more mysteriously broken functionality on laptops and desktops that have unfortunately installed these updates. This time around, Windows 10 machines are struggling with a new bug that impacts the sleep mode that is causing machines to power up without any user input. This has been reported on PCs running the Windows 10 August updates and the Windows 10 September 2020 optional update. Users on the Microsoft support forum are reporting that either their PCs don’t go into the sleep mode or they keep waking up even when not being used. Microsoft has not yet issued a fix for this latest Windows 10 update bug.
It turns out that there is a specific process that is causing this problem—users are reporting that the MoUSO Core Worker Process (MoUsoCoreWorker.exe) is the culprit. “My computer (Windows 10, 64-bit Build 19041) is constantly waking up from sleep and then going back to sleep for a short time only to repeat the cycle. I ran sleep diagnostics on the Windows PowerShell as administrator i.e. powercfg /systemsleepdiagnostics. The report from yesterday (5/31/2020) indicates that my computer awoke from sleep 50-55 times during the course of the day until at about 8:00 p.m., I decided that it was better to fully shut down the computer rather than have these continued cycles. The common thread in all these awakenings from sleep is MoUSO Core Worker Process (MoUsoCoreWorker.exe),” says a user gbeepster.
“This process mysteriously appeared in my task manger after the latest update. I am having multiple sleep issues as well regardless of what power management settings I edit,” says Chriswa74. Another user, gclow, who is using an HP TouchSmart PC says they have Window