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10.7: How to download the OS X Lion Installer on Lion
Authored by: maccast on Aug 22, '11 10:46:52AM

Ok, what am I missing. I just tried this with 3 different Apps (Reeder, Mac Tracker, and Skitch) and none of them seemed to work. Held option key while clicking the app link (not the "Installed") from the 'Purchased' tab and then held option while clicking the 'Installed' link on the App page. I also couldn't get the "error" message to appear if I didn't hold option on the second click.

Running OS X Lion 10.7.1 and App Store 1.1.1 (88)



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10.7: How to download the OS X Lion Installer on Lion
Authored by: DCJ001 on Aug 22, '11 06:10:13PM

The title of this hint is "How to download the OS X Lion Installer on Lion," not "How to download the Reeder, Mac Tracker, and Skitch Installers on Lion."



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10.7: How to download the OS X Lion Installer on Lion
Authored by: mstoebe on Aug 23, '11 01:24:42AM

same here.

I don't get an error-message and no app will re-download until I delete it. With other Apps I don't see a reason to do this since they are all self-contained but the Lion-Installer would come in handy for making an Install-Disc.

But besides: How would I know the App redownloaded??? It's allready in the Apps-Folder otherwise I wouldn't be a re-download...sooooo...?



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10.7: How to download the OS X Lion Installer on Lion
Authored by: mmnw on Aug 23, '11 01:37:02AM

This is weird indeed. It definitely works with the Lion Installer (if you purchased Lion on the App-Store).
It also worked with several Apps on my Mac, i.e. Text Wrangler (which is a Free App). But after you commented I tried with other Apps, and it didn't work. For example I tried the Xcode Installer, and couldn't re-download it.
I can't even see a system, which works and which doesn't. Should have checked that more thoroughly when I submitted the hint. I was too focused on the Lion installer.



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