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TrustedInstaller.exe hogging memory


hawthorn59

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Hi

After a recent reinstall of Windows 7, I notice a high CPU usage most of the time. In task manager I see that TrustedInstaller.exe is constantly using anything from 10% to 60%, mostly about 50%.

What is this and what can i do about it??

thanks!

h

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buteman

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Switch Microsoft automatic updates off and see if it goes away.

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Nontek

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KRONOS the First

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Stop the Windows Module Installer That Runs Trustedinstaller.exe

a. Click onStart, in the Start Search box, type “msconfig” without the quotes and then press Enter.

b. Click Continue whenUser Account Control prompt is displayed.

c. In the System Configuration window that is displayed, open the Services tab.

d. Locate and clear the Windows Module Installer check box.

e. ClickOK save your changes and exit the dialog box.

f. Next, open Services window by typing “services.msc” without the quotes in the start search field.

g. Double-Click on Windows Module Installer.

h. Change the Startup type of Windows Module Installer to Manual.

i. Click Apply.

j. If the services status is running, click on Stop button.

k. Click OK.

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