Windows Modules Installer Worker is an important and very useful service that is included in Windows 8 and Windows 10, but that can cause excessive use of the processor of our PC. We explain how to solve this problem in a very simple way.
What is Windows Modules Installer Worker and how it works
Windows Modules Installer Worker is a service included in Windows 8 and Windows 10 that takes care of system maintenance. Its main function is to search for new updates available for the operating system. Its associated process is Tiworker.exe .
This service is designed to work when the PC is idle, but there are times when it goes to work at the worst time, consuming too many processor resources , and causing the computer to become very slow. Fortunately, solving this little problem is very simple.
How to Reduce Resource Consumption of Windows Modules Installer Worker
To reduce processor consumption by Windows Modules Installer Worker, we will have to adjust some parameters of the Windows Update configuration , something that is very simple and that we will show you step by step.
The first step is to go to the start menu and open the application "System Maintenance ", for this you just have to type it in the search engine.
Once the application has been opened, we click on next and then on " Try to troubleshoot as administrator " so that the tool will scan the system for problems. After that, we let the tool do its job and return a result to us.
If this tool has detected and fixed a problem, try using your computer for a few days to see if it has been fixed. If the problem persists, you can try to fix it with the "Windows Update Troubleshooter" that you can download from the official Microsoft website.
Once it has been downloaded, open the tool and check the Windows Update option , then click "Next".
A new window will appear, click " Next " and let the tool do its work.
After a few seconds, you will find and fix the Windows Modules Installer Worker issue causing excessive consumption of processor resources. You only have to wait a few days to see if the use of your PC's processor is normalized.