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Win 8 question

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KVRAF
 
8609 posts since 15 Sep, 2001, from Las Vegas,USA
 

Postby Teksonik; Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:00 pm Win 8 question

Hi, new to Win 8.1......does anybody know what's up with this ?

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"Windows Modules Install Worker".....constantly accessing the Hard Drive. Windows is updated....no updates available. Not sure why it's running......... :?

Thanks for any help......... :)
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Postby dnekm; Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:11 pm Re: Win 8 question

I see that from time to time on Windows 8. Never upgraded....

From looking over the error logs it seems that Win 8 and probably 8.1, and 8.11 or whatever is officially called does a search for updates to drivers.

Short answer? It will run for while if you have the Windows update service set to manual or disabled, as far as I can tell. Also, I have the Background Intelligent Transfer service set to manual....

So it is most likely doing a background search, on boot, looking for updated "Windows Sanctioned" drivers - WMMD ones available from Windows update. It runs for a bit and then it stops...
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Postby Teksonik; Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:21 pm Re: Win 8 question

Hmmmm how long is "a bit" ? Seems to be running as long as I have my laptop on. I just switched automatic updates Off....didn't help so I'll turn them back on. Seems to be tied to the TiWorker process. I don't mind the CPU drain as much as the hard drive activity. Don't remember this happening when I first got the laptop just about a week ago......maybe it was I just didn't notice it. It's done a couple dozen updates since then as expected with any new computer.
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Postby dnekm; Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:25 pm Re: Win 8 question

With win 8 and up, it is guesswork for me. Win 8 I can answer, 8.1 (which I tried) and the one after - I cannot say....

Automatic Updates turned off, yes. The Windows Update service itself, set to manual. Background Intelligent Transfer service set to manual. It will settle down after a cold boot or a restart....
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Postby dnekm; Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:23 pm Re: Win 8 question

The TIworker is the Trusted Installer process....
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Postby UltraJv; Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:58 pm Re: Win 8 question

Stop tinkering and make some music :-)
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Postby Teksonik; Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:06 am Re: Win 8 question

UltraJv wrote:Stop tinkering and make some music :-)

Stop posting on forums and make some music.............. :wink: :hihi:
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Postby svm3; Mon Jun 09, 2014 8:29 am Re: Win 8 question

anyone can help with scrolling with mouse? i can do it only with touchpad;/

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