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We need to fly ourselves before someone else tells us how

If you’re experiencing a constant inexplicable 30%-50% CPU spike on the latest version of Windows 10, and Task Manager CPU usages don’t add up to the total amount of CPU that is being taken away, and you have a copy of Prey 1.6.2 or later installed, and you’re running Windows Defender for antivirus protection, uninstall Prey.

Something about the combination of Prey and Windows Defender causes this spike in CPU, and this spike in CPU won’t be properly reported in the Performance Manager or Task Manager.

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