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Windows Modules Installer Worker Windows 10, and Windows 8: High CPU

Windows Modules Installer Worker Windows 10, TiWorker.exe Windows Modules Installer Worker High CPU Windows 10

Windows Modules Installer Worker Windows 10: If you are using a Windows PC, you might be aware of the Windows Module Installer Worker. Basically, it is an App, which the Microsoft gives inbuilt with your Windows OS Package. Another name for this app is TiWorker.exe, which is not actually the name of the application actually, but just a name for the Setup File. What this App does is look after the new updates and then install those to your system. This is the main motto of this App’s existence. Although it is effective in most cases, Computers with a Smaller RAM Space sometimes have to deal with Speed and Performance Issues. The reason is that it causes High CPU usage. And, if you are one of such computer owners, this article is for you.

The thing is that the TiWorker.exe windows module installer worker is most effective and popular on Windows 8 and Windows 10 PCs. So, for that reason, this article will help you Solve this issue for Windows 8, and Windows 10.

Windows Modules Installer Worker – Introduction:

Okay, the first question as always is What is Windows Modules Installer Worker, and why does it cause more than 50-70% of the CPU usage? Well, I somewhat answered this question in the section above, still I’d try to make it a bit more clear. The TiWorker.exe guides your computer to Install an Update and make it function normally as it should. As it helps your PC and its Applications and Software update to the latest version in one way or other, we know that it is an Important Programme, still at points in time, it causes your PC to Slow down.

Although that should not really be the case, Windows Modules Installer Worker has to use your CPU in order to make these Updates successful. And when these updates go too high in numbers, this Programme runs more rounds to be more efficient, accurate and quick, due to which the other processes and programmes running on your PC might have to be slowed down. So, this is the reason behind Windows Modules Installer Worker High Disk Usage. So, I have some tips and points for you, using which you can reduce TiWorker.exe High CPU Usage.

Windows Modules Installer Worker Windows 10, and Windows 8: High CPU:

Okay, so as we know you are looking for a Solution to one of the major most problems which many Windows users suffer with, you have reached the right place. The Windows Modules Installer Worker Windows 10 can slow down your PC, and there are 2 ways, with which you can rectify this issue. Read below to find those out.

1. Turning off Automatic Windows Updates:

Follow these Steps:

  1. Press [Windows] Key + R, to open the Run, and enter services.msc to open the Windows Service Settings.
    Run services. msc
  2. Now, on the Services Settings Page, look for the Windows Modules Installer.
    Open Windows Modules Installer
  3. A Dialogue Box will open up, asking for the Startup Type. What you have to do is Select Manual Startup.
    Setting Startup Type Manual
  4. Now, go back to the Services Settings Window, and double click on Windows Update.
    Open Windows Update Window
  5. Here, again set the Startup Type to Manual, and click OK.
    Setting Startup Type Manual
  6. The next thing that you have to do is Turn off the Automatic Download of Updates. There are two cases, one out of which you will have to deal with. Read below for both those cases.
    I). If you are on WiFi:-
    (i). Go to Start > Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-FI and click Advanced Options on the right pane.
    Advanced WiFi Options(ii). Now, here select Metered Connection.
    Set Metered WiFi connectionII). If you are using LAN/Ethernet Connection:-
    (i). Press [Windows] Key + R and type Regedit in the Run Box, and Enter.
    Run Regedit(ii). Click Yes as soon as it is prompted by UAC (User Account Control).
    (iii). On the Left Pane in the Regedit Window, you have to go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > WindowsNT > CurrentVersion > NetworkList > DefaultMediaCost, then Right Click on DefaultMediaCost and Select Permissions.
    Select DefaultMediaCost Permissions(iv). Now, Click Add… under Group or user names box. Write your username and Click Check Names. Then Click OK and Select Users or Group Window.
    Check Names in DefaultMediaCost(v). Now, go and Select the User you recently added, and mark to allow Full Control and Click OK.
    Full Control to New User(vi). Go to the left pane in Regedit Editor window, double-click on Ethernet and assign Value data as 2. Moving further, simply Click OK and close the Window.
    Setting Value Data as 2
  7. Reboot Your System, to see that your Windows Modules Installer Worker High CPU Usage has gone down.

2. Using Windows Update Troubleshooter:

Although the above method is well tried and tested for Windows Modules Installer Worker, you can also optimize the TiWorker.exe by using Windows Update Troubleshooter. Read the following steps to know How.

  1. First of all, Download Windows Update Troubleshooter (click here to download).
  2. Then, Run WindowsUpdateDiagnostric.diagcab.
  3. Now, simply let the Tool Run.
  4. This tool will check the registry keys and hence resolve the problem. Also, Note that this tool might take some time while it processes, but be patient, as it will be worth the wait.
  5. Once, the Process ends, the tool will show a message saying “Troubleshooting has completed”.
  6. Now, click the Close Button, and Restart your Computer.

Both the methods are simple, right? Although the first method takes some sweat, still it does the work without any other client. And, if you have no problems using the Windows Update Troubleshooter, then you sure should go for it. By the way, this was all about the Windows Modules Installer Worker. Read below for the Index of this post.

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Index of this Post – Everything about Windows Modules Installer Worker High CPU:

So, as you see this was all about the TiWorker Windows Module Installer Worker Windows 10 Solutions. I hope you could find the solutions here. And, to make sure that you didn’t miss out on anything important, I have prepared the Index of this article for you.


  1. What is Windows Modules Installer Worker?
  2. How to Solve the Windows Modules Installer Worker Windows 10 issue?
    (i). Switching off Automatic Updates
    (ii). Using Windows Update Troubleshooter
  3. Index

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