Windows Modules Installer Worker High CPU & Disk Usage [Windows 10]


Every Windows user encountered with an issue called “windows modules installer worker” with Windows 10/8.1/8/7 and High Disk Usage temp to freezes the entire process of your Windows system.

Most of the times, if a user attempts to check Task Manager, then you will notice that the Windows Modules Installer Worker CPU and Disk Usage is at peak on usage, even more than 50% which is not good for your windows PC.

Windows Modules Installer Worker High CPU

Windows Modules Installer

A latest windows update service installed all necessary updates on your computer. Most of the time it causes high CPU usage load and because of this PC run slowly.

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If you are facing this kind of issue then don’t worry about it, just follow this guide and you would get all possible solutions on how to fix high CPU usage caused by Windows Modules Installer Worker (TiWorker.exe).

How Windows Modules Installer Worker or TiWorker.exe Effect your PC?

We all connected to the Internet all the time and TiWorker.exe checking new updates regularly via the Internet and once the Microsoft releases the updates then it connects with Windows server and installs them on your computer system.

This entire process might give a load to your system and in some cases your disk usage reach to 100% which causes problems like Hanging or Freezing entire process of the computer, this is why sometimes you see your windows PC screen stuck at one place.

And if you are thinking that a restart will work for you then my friend you are wrong it won’t work at all.

Let’s find out the Solution:

Before proceeding, we recommend you to first check whether your Windows is running that task of checking updates and installing them or not, and if it is checking then please give it some time and sit back let it complete. It may take the time to complete so let it be.

Check: Go to Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Security & Maintenance > Automatic Maintenance.

Once the process is complete follow below process to fix the issue of TiWorker.exe:

  1. First, you can try to kill the process of Ti.Worker.exe from the Task Manager and restart it and check whether the problem solves or not. But it might not do the real thing because the concerned task must be stopped to do it properly.
  2. Second, you can try to run the Windows Update Troubleshooter and check if it helps.
  3. Third, Try System File Checker & DISM Tool to remove corrupted files and fix your PC.
  4. If above solutions didn’t help you, then you need to disable “Automatic Windows Update” and later you can update manually.

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So if you want to disable then press Window + R keys and run services.msc and search for “Windows Modules Installer Worker” in the list.

  • Double tap on Windows Modules Installer Worker and open it. It will set to automatic and you need to change the mode to Manual.
  • Now find out “Windows Update” in msc window and double tap on it to open the settings. Change the mode from Automatic to Manual in the previous case.
  • If you are on Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 then open the “Control Panel” and click on ‘Windows Update’ and then tap on ‘Change Settings’.
  • Now just select “Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them”.

Once you have done with this, Restart your PC and then use it slowly your speed will back on track and you are good to go.

Final Conclusion:

All setting changes we shared above are safe and changeable in future, so don’t worry about it. We hope you like this post and found it useful for you and your Windows PC. If you like this post then share this post with your friends who facing slow PC on daily basis and don’t know the reason of it.

If you have any doubt or query then drop them in the comment section below.

I am Karan Bhardwaj, A Full-Time Blogger, and Learner. I am contributing here on MirchiTech to share my knowledge with all MirchiTech audience.


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