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New poll: Mac App Store and software purchases
Authored by: macslut on Jun 03, '12 01:08:16PM

There's not enough info in your comment to know for sure if this is the issue but this may help...

The App Store checks everywhere to see if you already have an app. So if you have a Mac with the app already on it, regardless of where it is, including other volumes, you'll get the message that the app is already installed. You can appreciate their thinking on this, that is, people will move apps around, and Apple doesn't want to re-install apps, or tell people the app isn't there, just because the person moved it.

So boot on whatever volume you want to install apps on, and then unmount the other volumes before going to the App Store.



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New poll: Mac App Store and software purchases
Authored by: herbert68 on Jun 04, '12 08:19:07AM

I don't think your suggestion to "boot on whatever volume you want to install apps on, and then unmount the other volumes before going to the App Store" is realistic to the comment above. Would YOU really boot six times to simply update all your Apps from the App Store?



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