What Is Windows Modules Installer Worker? Why Is It Running On My Computer?

 

What Is Windows Modules Installer Worker?

What Is Windows Modules Installer Worker? : If you are using a laptop and suddenly hears your laptop’s fans spin up and feel it becoming hotter for no reason then you need to open up the Windows Task Manager right away.

On checking the Task Manager you might see a process running “Windows Modules Installer Worker” consuming lots of CPU and Disk resources. The process is also known as tiworker.exe and it’s a part of Windows operating system.

Let’s know what is windows modules Installer worker. tiworker.exe windows modules installer worker is basically a Windows Update Service which looks for all new and updates that needs to be installed on your computer.

Windows modules installer worker high disk problems often experienced by Windows users because the service constantly looks for an updated that needed to be installed as soon as possible. The process starts and runs automatically.

So, if you are experiencing windows modules installer worker high CPU and high disk usage problem then you need have two options to fix it:

1) Press Windows Key and R at the same time to open the RUN command box and then on the run box type services.msc and hit Enter.

2) Here you will see lots of Windows Services, you need to find Windows Modules Installer and then double click on it and then select the startup type as “Manual”

Windows Modules Installer

Windows Modules Installer

3) Now on the services list, you need to find “Windows Update” and double click on it.

4) Set the startup type for Windows Update as “Manual” and click on “Apply” and then “OK”

Windows Modules Installer

Windows Modules Installer

After doing this, you will see your computer should return to normal and you will not see the Windows Modules Installer Worker on task manager.

This is how you can stop Windows Modules Installer Worker from consuming lots of CPU and Disk usage on your computer. Hope this article helped you share it with your friends also.

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