Windows 8.x Tablet Running Hot

With a Surface Pro 3 I’m seeing TIWorker.exe running at around 35%-50% CPU.  This really pushes the device and it gets really hot and the fan kicks in.

 

Running the set of commands below helped but it is important to note that I ran the steps a few times across a couple of reboots.

Don’t be surprised if you see TIWorker.exe spiking a few hours later as the process is valid and is expected to run according to internal Windows scheduling.

Bottom line…  run the steps a few times before having an expectation of the fundamental being issues flushed out.

 

System File Check

sfc /scannow

DISM

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

Standalone Windows Update Troubleshooter

Click on this link to directly download the file… http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9830262.

 

 

Launch the application

Click on Advanced.

Press Next

It will take a few minutes…

When the process has completed you will see something like the following…

Hit the “View detailed information” tab.

You will see something like…

Scrolling down a bit shows a section you can expand and open reports.

Of particular interest is the following link to a ZIP file.

Ultimately that technical information is something that the more technical folks out there can review.

Press Next

You can now hit the Close button.

A reboot is recommended as there may be repair operations that are pending at the next reboot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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