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Even after I successfully download any apps from App Store, the progress of that download doesn't go away from dock.

Dock with download progress stuck

How can I fix it?

The problem is on macOS High Sierra, 10.13.4.

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    Try restarting the Dock by running killall Dock. – Nimesh Neema Apr 15 '18 at 9:21
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    This happens to me all the time, and in every version of macOS at least as far back as Yosemite. Restarting the Dock and/or Finder does not fix the problem, although fully rebooting my computer does. It can happen for any type of file being copied to a folder that's in the Dock, although not consistently. – Wowfunhappy Apr 17 '18 at 18:23
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    @NimeshNeema It removes the status bar. But, appears next time something is installed or copied to the same folder. – Saneef Apr 18 '18 at 1:21
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    @Wowfunhappy Yeah, you are right. I happens when anything is copied into the folder too. I only seeing first time in High Sierra.I reinstalled my macOS and the problem disappeared. – Saneef Apr 18 '18 at 1:23
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    @saneef I will be curious as to whether the problem is still fixed a couple months from now. I format my computer before every major macOS upgrade. – Wowfunhappy Apr 19 '18 at 0:09
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  1. Restart the Dock by executing: killall Dock.

  2. Reset NVRAM.

  3. Reset SMC.

Resetting NVRAM clears the cache which generally causes the issue.

  • I reinstalled my macOS and this problem vanished. I can't verify right now :) . Since @Jules confirms this same fix, I'm marking this as answer. – Saneef Apr 24 '18 at 11:41
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You can restart your Mac, Force Quit or delete Applications and restore the folder. Best: Upgrade to new OS

  • Can you clarify on what you mean by "upgrade to new OS"? @saneef stated that he is using the latest version of macOS. – Jake3231 Apr 20 '18 at 16:13

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