How To Troubleshoot Windows Modules Installer Worker Windows 10?

If you are using Windows 10, then you may have seen certain issues with the modules installer. You will also notice that Windows modules installer worker Windows 10 is using up most of your CPU resources. This problem is faced by many of the Windows 10 users. 

Due to this problem, the computer tends to get much hotter than its usual temperature. Moreover, this may cause damage to the CPU and other hardware components in the device.

Steps to Fix Windows Modules Installer Worker Windows 10 High CPU Usage

There are 2 ways to solve this problem. Both of these are very effective solutions. If your problem is not solved by the first method, then proceed to the next solution.

The solutions are as follows:

Deactivate the Windows Update Service

Windows can check for the updates only if the “Windows Update Service” is activated. If it is deactivated, it will not be able to check for the updates and hence, will not be able to use any of the CPU components. 

  1. First of all, you have to press the Windows key and the R key together to bring up the “Run” dialog box.

  1. Type “services.msc” in the “Run” box and then click on OK.

  1. After that, the “Services” window will show up. Then you have to click on the “Windows Update” option.

  1. Next, you have to make its startup type “Disabled” and click on “Stop”. After that, press “Apply” and click “OK”.

Now, the usage of the CPU should return to its normal state. But, if this method didn’t work and you are facing the “Windows modules installer worker Windows 10 high disk” error, proceed to the next solution.

Change the Settings of Your Internet

This is another way to deactivate the automatic update for Windows. You can do this by changing the settings of the Internet and set to the metered connection. This can be done for two types of connections:

  • 1. For Wi-Fi Network
  • 2. For Ethernet Network

For Wi-Fi Network

First, you have to enter the “Settings” menu. Within the “Settings” window, go to the “Network & Internet” option. Then go to the “Wi-Fi” option and click on the “Advanced Options”. Finally, enable the option of “Set as metered connection”.  The process can take some time to complete. Now, check whether the problem is still there.

For Ethernet Network

  1. Open the “Run” box by pressing the Windows button and the “R” button simultaneously. 

  1. Then, in the Run box, you have to type “regedit” and then press “OK”. 

  1. After that, you have to press “Yes” in the prompt given by User Account Control (UAC).

  1. Then in the new window, you have to go to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE”.

  1. In that window select “Software”. And then click on “Microsoft”. 

  1. After that go to “Windows” and click on “CurentVersion”. Then you select “NetworkList”.

  1. In the “NetworkList window, you have to right-click on “DefaultMediaCost” and click on “Permission”. 

  1. Then click on “Add” and type the user name you want to use in the “Enter the object name”. Press “Check Names” and click “OK”.

  1. Next, you have to enter the user name you have chosen and tick the “Allow” option to gain full control. After that press “OK”.

  1. Now you have to double-click on “Ethernet” and set the Value data at 2. Then click “OK” and close the window of the Regedit. Lastly, reboot the computer.

Now, the “Windows Modules Installer Worker” will not utilize the CPU as much it used to do earlier. Hopefully, this method will fix the error “High Disk Usage In Windows Modules Installer Worker Windows 10”. 

Parting Words

These are the solutions for the error “Windows Modules Installer Worker High Disk Usage Windows 10”. By using these methods it will reduce the high disk usage of the CPU and save your device from severe damage.