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App Store Says Download LION OS X Even Though I am already running 10.7.3

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Mar 29, 2012 11:59 AM

In the app store under purchases on my MacBook Pro it says that Lion OS X should DOWNLOAD instead of installed. I already have Lion OS X Version 10.7.3 running on my computer. Why won't it say installed?

 

What should I do? I've re-downloaded it and installed and it still says DOWNLOAD.

 

I went to do a disk repair and it told me my HD is corrupt and I have an invalid directory item count twice (149 instead of 150) and (34 out of 35), invalid number of file hard links.

 

 

I'm not sure what to do. I do have two users on this computer if that helps.

 

Thanks.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)
  • ryan42 Level 3 Level 3 (825 points)

    Hello, and welcome to Apple Support Communities!

     

    This just downloads the Installer application. You don't need to have the installer Application on your computer if you have already installed Lion, so you can ignore how it says "download" and delete the Install Mac OS X Lion.app file from /Applications.

     

    It should only show you the download button on a Lion-running Mac if you hold the Option key while clicking Purchases, but I have seen several computers that work normally and exhibit the same behavior as you're experiencing.

     

    Regards,

    Ryan     

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