What Is WSAPPX and Why Does It Cause High Disk and CPU Usage in Windows 10?

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If you’ve ever scrolled through the list of processes running in the Task Manager, you might have come across an entry named WSAPPX. It’s notable for two reasons: its strange name can raise suspicion, and it often uses a lot of CPU and disk resources. We’re here to explain what the WSAPPX process is, what it’s for, and how you can deal with its high disk and CPU usage. What Is WSAPPX? WSAPPX is a process that handles the new Universal apps and the Microsoft Store (formerly Windows Store) in Windows 8 and 10. Since these Modern/Universal apps didn’t exist…

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