Windows modules installer using 100% CPU

You might hear laptop fans running at full speed, it is not good for CPU or fan lifetime, if you click CTRL+ALT+DEL and you see windows module installer using near 100% CPU, here is how to permanently stop it, because it would restart if you simply end task.

windows modules installer cpu usage

1) open services by clicking the windows start menu icon and start typing "services", then select "services" from the list

open windows services

2) double click the windows modules installer service

windows services list

3) select startup to manual

set manual startup for windows modules installer

4) make it take no action when it is stopped, normally it is set to restart by itself

stop automatic restart in case of windows modules installer failure

5) finally, go to task manager again (CTRL+ALT+DEL) and click "end task" for windows modules installer in the tasks list.