What Is “windows Modules Installer Worker” And Why Is It Running On My Pc?


Does the screenshot above look familiar? If you’re on Windows 10, and you notice that the Windows Modules Installer Worker process is using a large percentage of your CPU, you certainly aren’t the only one. We’ve sầu seen many Windows Users are reporting this issue. But the good new is, you can fix it. We’ve sầu put together 2 solutions you can try.

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What is Windows Modules Installer Worker?

Windows Modules Installer Worker(TiWorker.exe)is a Windows Update Service that looks for new updates & installs it lớn your computer. In other words, when your computer’s system ischecking for Windows update or installing any update, this process will be running automatically.

How vị I fix Windows Modules Installer Worker High CPU?

Here are 2 solutions you cantry khổng lồ fix this problem. You may not have sầu lớn try both of them; if Method 1 doesn’t work, then you can try Method 2 to lớn resolve the issue. In addition, you can try our Bonus Tip to lớn solve your computer woes.

Note:Both Method 1 & Method 2 will stop Windows Automatic update on your computer

Method 1: Stop & disable the Windows Update service

Only when the Windows Update service is running, can Windows checks or installs updates. So if we stop và disable the Windows Update service, Windows can’t kiểm tra or install any update. As a result, the Windows Module Installer Worker process won’t use a large percentage of your CPU then.

Here’s how you can vì chưng stop and disable the Windows Update service:

1)On your keyboard, press theWindows biểu tượng logo keyandRat the same time lớn invoke the Run box.

2) Type services.mscvà clickOK.


3) You should then see the Services window again.Double-clickWindows Update.


4)Set its startup type lớn be Disabledvà clickStop.Then cliông xã Apply>OK.


5) The CPU usage on your computer should return to lớn normal. If it doesn’t you can try Method 2 below.

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Method 2: Change your Internet setting

The other way to stop Windows Automatic Update on your computer is to lớn change your Internet to metered connection. See how:

Case 1: You’re using a Wi-Fi Network Case 2: You’re using an Ethernet Network

Case 1: You’re using a Wi-Fi Network

1) Goto Start > Settings > Network và Internet > Wi-FI. ThenclickAdvanced Options. 2) Tiông xã on Set as metered connection.

You’re done. Cheông xã if the problem still exists.

Case 2: You’re using an EthernetNetwork

1)On your keyboard, press theWindows logo keyandRat the same time khổng lồ invoke the Run box.

2) Type regedit và click OK.


3) Click Yes when prompted by UAC ( User Account Control ). 4) On the open window, goto lớn HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >SOFTWARE>Microsoft>Windows NT>CurrentVersion>NetworkList>DefaultMediaCostThen Right-cliông chồng DefaultMediaCost & select Permissions. 5) Click Add... Then type your user name inkhổng lồ Enter the object names khổng lồ select và cliông xã Check Names.Clichồng OK.

6) Clickthe user you just add, then tichồng on allow forFull Control.ClickOK. 7) Double-clichồng on Ethernet.Then set its Value data to be 2.ClickOKvà cthất bại Regedit Editor window. 8) Reboot your computer.

Now Windows Modules Installer Worker may not cause High CPU on your Windows 10.

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