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Downloading app causes storeagent process to consume 100% of a CPU core

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Llessur999 Level 4 Level 4 (1,145 points)
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Apr 17, 2011 4:05 PM

This has happened twice now.  Just downloaded Xcode 4.0.2 through the Mac App Store.  This is a 4.59 GB download that took more than ten minutes.  About 15% into the download, the storeagent process pegged a CPU core, and remained that way for the rest of the download.  The CPU temperature shot up and the fans were going full blast.  This must be an app store defect; there is no reason for any additional processing while the file is just downloading.  Has anybody else experience this problem?  I don't think you would notice it for a typical size application, but it should be obvious once you get over 1 GB.

MacBook 13, Mac OS X (10.6.7), iPhone 4, iOS 4.3.1

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