Changing the affinity mask for some applications hangs W10 and W11.

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Example. I start CPU-z or 3D MARK, change the mask to an arbitrary one via Task Manager, then return the affinity mask to all cores, then the system completely hangs after a few seconds.
There is no information in the logs. I'm sure it's not an application problem, but rather a problem with the timers and counters.

Example in the video:


Windows API - Win32
Windows API - Win32
A core set of Windows application programming interfaces (APIs) for desktop and server applications. Previously known as Win32 API.
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