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Archive for December 11th, 2013

Trying fix for Windows 8 high CPU usage of TiWorker.exe (via:

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/12/11

Hopefully this command (ran as administrator) will fix the high CPU usage of TiWorker.exe on one of my Widows 8 machines:

DISM /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

It took almost an hour to run…

C:\bin>DISM /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
Version: 6.2.9200.16384
Image Version: 6.2.9200.16384
The restore operation completed successfully. The component store corruption was repaired.
The operation completed successfully.

Thanks to Windows 8: Update KB2821895 sorgt für Probleme – Lösung gefunden! – Dr. Windows.


via: Windows 8 update bug clogs CPUs |

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Posted in Power User, Windows, Windows 8 | Leave a Comment »

Windows batch files: How to set a variable with the result of a command (via: Stack Overflow)

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/12/11

One of the easy things in *nix is to set the value of an environment with the output of a command.

Something like this is possible in Windows too, but you have to instruct Windows to keep an empty set of delimiters to capture the full first line.

There is also a small but important difference between Windows and *nix upon command failure: *nix will always return an empty value, but in Windows you must make sure to empty the value first.

Thanks Jesse Dearing for this summary: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Batch-Files, Development, Power User, Scripting, Software Development, Windows | Leave a Comment »

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