Windows 10: windows modules installer worker..what is it?

  1.    01 Oct 2016 #1

    windows modules installer worker..what is it?


    so, what is the windows module installer? what does it do?
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  2.    01 Oct 2016 #2

    From what I can find online, it is related to processing updates from Windows Store and Windows Update. Apparently, it can sometimes consume excessive system resources, especially CPU. The most common fix seems to be a restart. It also associated with tiworker.exe, about which not much detailed info is available either (e.g. What is TiWorker.exe?). Are you having some kind of problem, or are you just curious?
    --Ed--
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  3.    01 Oct 2016 #3

    well, three days, three updates, including an hour long stint on 'working on updates, please do not turn off your computer'
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  4.    05 Oct 2016 #4

    If your system has been downloading or processing updates, that's not unexpected. But yes, that's a lot of time and activity. Is there a question there somewhere? If so, please forgive me: I must have missed it.
    Best of luck with your update processing going forward,
    --Ed--
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  5.    09 Oct 2016 #5

    yeah you answered my question. thanks.
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  6.    10 Dec 2016 #6

    and the problem is back, excessive windows modules installer worker activity. did they break this thing again?
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