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Question: Removing the partially downloaded update file

Hi, When I was downloading the Catalina os upgrading file, I lost the internet connection and download has been terminated in half way. Now the issue is, I want to find the particular file and wanna delete it. Because, it has consumed my hard drive space around 5 GB. Hence, Kindly assist.......

Posted on Jan 18, 2020 8:19 AM

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Look in your Downloads folder or in Applications folder.

Posted on Jan 18, 2020 8:21 AM

Jan 18, 2020 8:57 AM in response to macjack In response to macjack

Hi, Sadly there is no files as Install Mac OS Catalina and all downloads only pointed to download folder.

Catalina Upgrade file capacity was 8 GB, but it got cancelled nearly around 5 GB. It took my hard drive space. but , Since I couldn't find that file and delete it. Any other possibilities to find that partially downloaded file?

Jan 18, 2020 8:57 AM

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Jan 18, 2020 10:23 AM in response to Raheek In response to Raheek

Mojave and before— partial downloads can be found:


From Finder>Go >Go To Folder copy and paste:

/Library/Updates



in /Library/Updates folder, the download usually begins with a 3 digit number you can move it to the Trash/Empty the Trash and try again.







please note; in macOS Catalina you no longer have r/w access to the Macintosh HD volume

About the read-only system volume in macOS Catalina



Jan 18, 2020 10:23 AM

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