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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 Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

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

Locate Windows Modules Installer service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Windows Modules Installer service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter