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    Problem re-downloading Lion from the Mac App store

    I downloaded the Lion OS update in my Mac before and it was corrupted or so because it didnít work at all when I try to use it. So I just want to re-download it again and now even that itís not working which means I am not able to download at all. What should be done for this issue? Kindly give me the information soon.

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    Re: Problem re-downloading Lion from the Mac App store

    Now this issue can come up if the already downloaded file is still there in the temp folder and still you are trying to download again. Follow the below mentioned points to overcome the problem,

    STEP 1: Quit the App store application from your Mac.

    STEP 2: Now go to Applications folder -> Search for file named as “Install Mac OS X” and delete it from there.

    STEP 3: Search again for InstallESD.pkg file and delete that file too.

    STEP 4: Now open the app store again -> Hold the Alt key and select purchases from the top.

    STEP 5: Now press and hold the alt key and select install to get the Lion update again.

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    Re: Problem re-downloading Lion from the Mac App store

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    Following are the Reason for come this issue:

    1. Check the previous installed file is in the temp folder of your system.

    2. May came due to
    corrupted of your download file.

    Remedies to overcome this issue:-


    1. Restart the Mac.

    2. Then from the locate the Applications section.

    3. Then under you find out the ďInstall Mac OS XĒ.

    4. Now select
    Installed.pkg file and Install Mac OS X and delete.

    5. After that restart and launch the apps store.

    6. Now again
    download update and install the Lion update again.

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