Facing low-performance issues with your PC? If you notice that your system is lagging and however running slow, then you should check your background programs and apps. Checking the Task manager would help too. Then, you find WSAPPX is acquiring much of your Disk or CPU space.
What is WSAPPX?
WSAPPX is a prime part of the Windows operating system. The universal platform and the Windows store completely relies on wsappx. It simply means the process focuses on system operations, installations, updations and deletions of applications and software. When you complete the app installations and updations you can disable WSAPPX in order to save some space in CPU or the Disk. Sometimes, you may also see wsappx 2 or wsappx 3 in the Task manager. However, it depends on your operating system. When you click on the category it will expand into three categories.
- AppX Deployment Service
- Client License Service
- Windows Store Service (only if you have windows 8).
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How to fix the High CPU usage Error?
If your CPU or disk is working at nearly 100%, then it’s certainly not a good sign. The other applications performance may lag. Your PC performance will gradually slow down. It simply means that there is less or no space left to perform rest tasks and other programs. The programs you are currently working on may act unresponsive and the computer will keep lagging.
Yet there are solutions to fix this kind of errors.
Sometimes, the faulty or incompatible drivers may be related to CPU or Disk usage. In that case, you need to update your device drivers. You will find your device drivers within your PC vendor’s official website. Look out for your model and download the drivers for your PC model.
After you download the drivers, keep following the setup instruction. Later, it may prompt for a restart. Just follow them. If you cannot update your drivers manually, don’t worry, there are many software available to update your PC drivers on behalf of you.
Disable Windows Store
When you expand the wsappx category, you find some services under. You will see Windows Store Service as one of the service listed (especially found in Windows 8). You can simply disable the Windows store through Local Group which will help in reducing the disk and CPU issue to almost 80%.
Probably the virus is making your system fall sick. Why not run a deep scan with your anti-virus program installed on your computer. You need to scan your computer regularly. Download an anti-virus if you don’t have one. Run a deep scan. Once you finish the smart scan, restart your computer. It may prompt for several restarts.
Wsappx is a crucial part of any PC or laptop. It helps windows to install and update applications from Windows store. Sometimes, it may start consuming more CPU power or disk space. In that case, you can apply the above-mentioned methods and it shall help you fix the disk or CPU errors once and for all.