Steps to Fix Windows Modules Installer Worker: High CPU Usage in Windows 10
- Salman Ahmed
- March 13th, 2019
Sometimes Windows Modules Installer Worker becomes toxic for your system.
If you are sensing that your Windows device is getting slower without any reason, it may be because of Windows Modules Installer Worker high CPU usage.
But there is no need to be panic because it is a standard Windows problem similar to Service Host Superfetch. And just like superfetch there are ways to fix it.
In this article, I will provide you detail explanation and solutions regarding “tiworker.exe Windows Modules Installer.” So without wasting anytime, let’s see how to fix this issue in Windows 10.
According to Wikipedia, Windows Modules Installer Worker Windows 10 is a tool and API (Application Programming Interface) with the primary objective of looking for updates, maintenance and fix bugs.
In simple words, in Windows 10 has the feature to install updates through Windows Update. Thus the process of updates and fixing bugs perform by Windows Modules Installer Worker.
But this process sometimes takes the high disk to look for updates. Therefore, due to availing high percentage of CPU resource, your system becomes unresponsive.
In this way your system getting a choke or entirely unresponsive. However, this Windows Modules Worker High CPU problem has a fix.
Unfortunately, Windows Modules Installer Worker is one of those features of Windows that take usually take high CPU resource.
It means it’s a part of a process that meant to take High CPU resource since it is responsible for updates and bug fixes.
But there is good news for you to regain your system ultimate performance by turning it off. By turning off to look for updates automatically, you can get rid of slow issues.
Although, you can manage it since without regular updates you might face problems in running apps.
Therefore, when you do not want to use the system for gaming or using heavy apps, you can look for updates manually despite using automatic option that takes high disk usage in Windows 10.
There are several ways to fix this problem although you do not need to use all of them to fix Windows Modules issue.
If the first method successfully fixes this Modules issue, you do not follow other mentioned methods. However, if it does not, then try different ways until you find a solution for Modules Installer.
If you follow these methods step by step you can efficiently resolve Windows Modules Installer Worker high CPU issues:
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It is one of the easiest methods to fix Windows Modules Installer Worker High CPU by changing Windows updates from automatic to manual. To do so:
Note: After applying this method, make sure to check updates on a regular basis. Since your Windows will not update automatically. And without regular vital updates, you might face several issues.
This can happen that even you change the Windows Update settings from automatic to manual, the task manager still shows “Windows Modules Installer Worker” still using high CPU usage.
In this case, the issue is regarding with “tiworker.exe” file. It is an executable file for Windows Update.
Although you can also fix this issue by following these steps:
This might be your cases that above-mentioned methods fail to resolve this Windows Modules High CPU issue.
But there is still another way to resolve this issue by applying a clean boot. Clean boot option is available in every Windows version, which you can perform via Microsoft Configuration tool.
The primary objective of this tool is to clean unwanted and temporary files from your system.
By deleting them, you can release some amount of space. Moreover, it will free up your CPU from unwanted services and processes. To do so:
This method is the last option to fix this issue. Otherwise, it would be best if you upgraded your hardware since it is not according to your system’s apps configuration requirement.
This solution for fixing “Windows Installer High CPU” usage has two scenarios: