App Installer presents the package info like app name, publisher, version, display logo, and the capabilities requested by the app. I would just use a different browser, however I have a lot of bookmarks on Opera that I don't want to lose. End Process Tree If ending the task doesn't work, there is an option that attempts to end the entire process tree instead of just the individual task. When you see this, you may safely close the command prompt, and try installing the software again. When windows updates on systems that are relatively older it seems that they install drivers that may not be compatible with various legacy hardware. I fixed mine through this method but when doing merge, it just opened with notepad and did nothing. In this case we put it on desktop and name it msirepair.
I attempted to do a parallel install, but had to abort because I wasn't certain if I was going to end up damaging the current installation. To fully stop this process on your machine you need to change its startup settings. Sorry, I have to join the crowd and say this doesn't work. This time we will also take a look on how to disable Windows Modules Installer Worker. Get right into the app, no hassles--and if installation doesn't work, the error messages were designed to help you fix the problem.
So far so good, it appears that I finally tamed the beast. How do I check the version of the Windows Installer that I am using? If it didn't work for you, grow a pair and move on. I had done rei-nstalls, restores, etc after being unable to boot. Windows Modules Installer Worker TiWorker. However, sometimes things still go wrong and apps get stuck.
The Reg fix — fixed my issue in step 4. This was just a suggestion, not a promise, wasn't it? But I've been around puters when we used punch cards on old Univac machines. Again, restart your computer and see if the problem goes away. So what the hell is going on? I have had success in resolving this really bad problem. Just screw up yuor pc. Because of that, Windows Modules Installer Worker can stuck in a loop finding the source for downloading. Click on that file, once it comes up in Search 13.
Method 4 — Reinstall Windows Installer Service If that does not work, you can download the Windows Installer Service and re-install it! Recently, a friend of mine tried to install a program on his Windows machine and the computer gave the blue screen of death error. On Windows 7 trying to kill Safari and also xpolorer it says it is killed but it is not, Tried with T switch — same thing. Check if any software which you installed or updated recently, bundled other software. If so maybe some background process or updating is still going on. In most cases, the fact that TiWorker.
It is not recommended to stop Windows Modules Installer Worker. I typically leave my computer on for weeks at a time, and I hate to reboot for one little thing. Get right into the app, no hassles--and if installation doesn't work, the error messages were designed to help you fix the problem. If the Windows Installer package faces unstable network access during the uninstallation or installation process, sometimes, the error might appear if you fail to complete the process successfully. Imagine what kind of mess the computers are in if these people complain about free assistance.
Thanks in advance for any help. I appreciate his willingness to help people out because this utility and the processes described worked for him. Launch the command prompt with admin privileges. Confirm your action when you are prompted to do so. I am a tech myself and have been doing this for over 20 years and still find plenty of help on the net. Windows Installer keeps popping up If this is happening with your permission and knowledge, then it is fine — as you may be in the process of installing, uninstalling or repairing your installed software. Stop blaming sites for giving you a utility that was not meant to fix application issues.
If the program absolutely refuses to close, you may need to force restart by pressing and holding your computer's power button for five to ten seconds and then power it up again. Maybe they are being installed. Any help is much appreciated, I just want to update things. Like other's I'm looking for the equal to kill-9, but apparently windows can't be bothered to produce some tools to actually troubleshoot an issue. How to Disable Windows Modules Installer Worker or End Task? If it is located in any other folder, it could well be malware, as malware files can me named anything. Step 1: Unregister Windows Installer, and then reregister Windows Installer. Download it and unzip all the contents into a folder of your choice, then add that folder to your path.