What is tiworker.exe?
tiworker.exe is part of the Windows Module Installer Service. TrustedInstaller.exe is its parent process and both work together to provide Windows Updates for your PC. Without tiworker.exe Windows Update cannot work properly, and you will no longer reliably get updates for your PC.
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
tiworker.exe stands for Windows Update Trusted Installer Worker Process.
What does tiworker.exe do?
Provides Windows Updates.
Is tiworker.exe safe? 5 easy ways to see if tiworker.exe is safe or malware.
- 1. See who signed the tiworker.exe (check the publisher)
- 2. Scan tiworker.exe with Windows Security.
- 3. Check the network activity of tiworker.exe.
- 4. Analyze tiworker.exe with VirusTotal.
- 5. Run it in Windows Sandbox.
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Why does tiworker.exe access the network?
While investigating tiworker.exe with the GlassWire network security monitor on our devices based in Austin, TX USA we found it connects to servers controlled by Microsoft to provide Windows Updates.
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