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You will need to go to Store->Sign Out, then sign in with your own account. After that, delete the software that is asking for the old account password, and reinstall it under your account. If the software is not free, you will need to buy the software again. You do not have a license to use the software, unfortunately.


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Since you do not know the previous user Apple ID, unfortunately you will have to start from scratch. You will have to rebuild your computer OS and all Apple applications under your user ID in order to keep it up to date with software updates in the future. Here are the detailed instructions how to do that. Changing ownership of a used Mac I highly ...


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Yeah, a lot of people have been facing this issue. First, cancel your update. Now, you can do two things: Download and install the Xcode DMG from here (if you have an Apple Developer Account) Or try clearing your cache, and restart the download from the app store. You can use third-party apps or enter this command in your terminal: rm -rf "$(getconf ...


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If you're running a system prior to OS X 10.9, you might consider updating it. Upgrading Apple's iApps from the 2011 versions to the 2013 versions requires either Mavericks (for version 10.0.5) or Yosemite (v10.0.6). The boilerplate message from the App Store has misled a good number of people. If, on the other hand, you are using 10.9 or 10.10, first check ...


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You will need to buy the Snow Leopard installation DVD from the UK Apple Store I'm not sure why you just got a redemption code. If you look at this information page about older versions of OSX it says when you buy Snow Leopard you get a DVD, but if you buy Lion or Mountain Lion you get a redemption code. Are you sure you got Snow Leopard?


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If you are being prompted for another Apple ID when trying to download and update that means the app was originally purchased (downloaded) with that email address it is prompting you for. In order to fix this, you must either continue to enter the password for the @gmail.com account to download future updates or re-purchase the application under your ...


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Found Safari would not open any sites, however VNC worked fine. Go to Preference, Network, advance button at bottom, then look at the DNS tab. I found both DNS Servers and Search Domains were blank. Added my DNS info and Domains to search. Started to work. :)


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To make the AppStore forget the old credentials with which the app was downloaded, you must remove the _MASReceipt directory in the XCode app package itself. Open Finder and navigate to Applications Ctrl+Click XCode and choose "Show Package Contents" Expand the Contents directory and click _MASReceipt to select it Press Cmd+Delete to delete the directory ...


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This is most likely (well I presume) because you installed the application on another apple ID, the one it is asking you to enter. There is no way around it other then to enter it.


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No, Xcode 6 on the Mac App Store will replace the existing Xcode installation. Only the Xcode betas install separately (by default) and only downloading Xcode from developer.apple.com and doing the install manually (by copying Xcode from the DMG to /Applications) will prompt you to replace or keep both.



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