ApplicationsStorageExtension High CPU & Memory Usage on Mac? Here’s the Fix

  • 5 November 2022
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by: Paul Horowitz

Some Mac users may notice that a process called “ApplicationsStorageExtension” is running in the background, using a large amount of CPU and memory resources. 

Typically this process is seen when a computer feels sluggish and a user ventures into Activity Monitor to locate errant processes or whatever is consuming system resources.

 

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Great tip. I always wondered what kept this task active. Thank you. 

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Yes. Thanks. Good tip to know 👍🏻

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