High CPU Usage due to Windows Modules Installer Worker

Sometimes you see the CPU usage in Windows 7/ 8.1/ 10 is very high. During that time, the computer gets slow down and it is difficult to work with it. This problem happens very often due to Windows Modules Installer Worker. So this is a general question from many windows users, How to solve High CPU usage problem?

Windows Modules Installer Worker is nothing other than a windows service. This service works for searching new updates. When it find new updates, it installs them to your computer. To complete its duties, Windows Modules Installer Worker can cause a high CPU usage and it makes your computer slower which runs Windows 8.1/ 10.

What is Windows Modules Installer Worker?

As we have mentioned, this Windows Modules Installer Worker (TiWorker.exe) is a service of windows which works to update windows. The process of TiWorker.exe creates high CPU usage problem and sometimes it consumes 100% of disk space.

 

How to check CPU usage?

  1. Go to Start menu > find and click on “Task Manager” > Click at View Running Process >Go to Process Tab > Sort it by CPU (It will Show you the CPU usage by name)

 

Windows modules installer worker - CPU Usage

 

Solutions of High CPU usage

There are few ways to solve this issue. Here we will explain 2 effective ways to solve it.

First way

Solve the High CPU usage problem occurs with Windows Modules Installer Worker

Windows modules installer worker

These commands will set your windows to the update to manual and high CPU usage by Windows Modules Installer Worker in Windows 8.1/10 should be fixed.

Second way

Solve the High CPU usage problem occurs with Windows Modules Installer Worker

There is the better solution for Disk load and high CPU usage occurred by Windows Modules Installer Worker.

Windows modules installer worker - Windows update

 

Let us follow these steps:

  1. Get Windows Update Troubleshooter from here (by downloading): download.microsoft.com/download/F/2/2/F22D5FDB-59CD-4275-8C95-1BE17BF70B21/WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab. If you face any Windows update error here is the fixes for you.
  1. Run the WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab tool
  2. This tool resolves issues by checking registry keys and some more things. This process takes a bit time, so keep patience!
  3. When you see the message “Troubleshooting has completed”; Click on Close Button
  4. Now you can reboot your computer. When you see the message “Troubleshooting has completed”; Click on Close Button
  5. Now you can reboot your computer.

 

Windows modules installer worker - Windows update tool fix report

Caution!

After following the method the Windows update set to manual, so you have to check Windows Update regularly (weekly/ monthly) by own self. Read more about Windows Installer here.

By following any of above-mentioned method you can solve issues. For further help about related issues, please write in comment box.

 

Tips to reduce CPU resources consumption by windows modules installer worker

In both Laptop & Desktop computer you may face windows modules installer worker high disk usage windows 10 / 8 / 8.1 or 7. These tips will reduce the consumption of your CPU usage. Let’s get started.

Tip #1

Disable “Windows Search”
1. Go to “Control Panel” from start
2. Find and single click on “Administrative Tools”
3. Find and double click on “Services”
4. Scroll down and find “Windows Search”
5. Right-Click on “Windows Search”
6. Click on “Properties”
7. Select Startup type “Disabled”
8. Click “Stop” at Service Status
9. Now Click Apply & OK
10. Restart your PC now

windows modules installer worker windows search service

Windows modules installer worker Tip 2 Disable file indexing

 Windows modules installer worker disable file indexing

Tip #3

Perform “Disk Cleanup”
1. Go to “My Computer”
2. Right Click on “C drive”
3. Click on “Properties” (Properties window will be appeared)
4. Find the “Disk Cleanup” button and Click on it (The disk cleanup window will be appeared); it may take time to calculate your cleanup space
5. Select files you want to be cleaned up (You may check everything; but don’t forget to check “Windows Update Cleanup” and “Service Pack Backup Files”)
6. Now click on the button “Clean up system files”
7. Now restart your PC

 

windows modules installer worker windows disk cleanup

Tip #4

Disable “Automatic windows update”
1. Go to “Control Panel” from start
2. Find and single click on “Administrative Tools”
3. Find and double click on “Services”
4. Scroll down and find “Windows update”
5. Right-Click on “Windows update”
6. Click on “Properties”
7. Select Startup type “Disabled”
8. Click “Stop” at Service Status
9. Now Click Apply & OK
10. Restart your PC now

windows modules installer worker conclusion