[Solved] Windows Modules Installer Worker Windows 10 High CPU
Does this look familiar?
If you’re on Windows 10, and you’re seeing Windows Modules Installer Worker process taking up a high CPU usage, you’re not alone. Many Windows Users are reporting it. But the good new is you can fix it. This article gives you 2 solutions to try.
What is Windows Modules Installer Worker?
Windows Modules Installer Worker(TiWorker.exe), a Windows Update Service, looks for new updates and installs it to your computer. In other words, when you’re checking for Windows update or install Windows update on your computer, this process will be running automatically.
How do I fix it?
Here are 2 solutions you can try to fix this problem. You may not have to try both of them; if Method 1 didn’t work, go on to try Method 2 then.
The easy way to fix it is to set Windows Update into manual mode.
2) Type services.msc and click OK.
3) Set its startup type to be Manual. Then click Apply > OK.
5) Set its startup type to be Manual.Then click Apply > OK.
1) Go to Start > Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-FI. Then click Advanced Options.
2) Tick on Set as metered connection.
2) Type regedit and click OK.
3) Click Yes when prompted by UAC ( User Account Control ).
Then Right-click DefaultMediaCost and select Permissions.
Click OK and close Regedit Editor window.
Reboot your computer.
The old or incorrect drivers on your Windows 10 can cause a lot computer woes, including this error. You can update your devices manually or, if you’re not confident playing around with drivers, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.
Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing.
You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):
1) Download and install Driver Easy.
2) Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
3) Click the Update button next to all the flagged driver to automatically download and install the correct version of this driver (you can do this with the FREE version).
Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).
4) Reboot your Windows 10. Go to Task Manager to see if the CPU usage is normal.