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How to Start/Stop Windows Modules Installer

Service name: TrustedInstaller

Display name: Windows Modules Installer


Enables installation, modification, and removal of Windows updates and optional components. If this service is disabled, install or
uninstall of Windows updates might fail for this computer.

Path to executable:


Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Modules Installer service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Windows Modules Installer service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart