I'm using Mac App Store on Lion, But there is a problem with download resume. After every system restart I can't resume my previous downloads and I have to download them from the beginning, I also checked and I have no AppStore directory at this path ~/Library/Application Support/ AppStore store the temp files at a directory in /private/var/folders/s1/ ... /com.apple.appstore/ But after restarting the computer and opening the AppStore it deletes all the contents of this directory, and I have to start the downloads all over again. I also tried restarting AppStore in debug mode but it didn't work. I'm wondering if someone have a solution for this issue.


  • Have you considered letting the download complete? – bmike Jul 28 '12 at 16:30
  • How much HD space is available? – orange Jul 28 '12 at 16:41
  • @bmike If I let it it will be completed, But my connection bandwidth is low so I want to be able to resume downloads later. – TRI Jul 28 '12 at 17:11
  • @orange There is 16GB available. – TRI Jul 28 '12 at 17:13
  • The system will attempt to resume the download if it have confidence in the package - nothing was corrupted and the disconnect was clean. Something is changing - perhaps on the server end to prevent that nice resume from happening. You may not be able to control this, sadly. – bmike Jul 28 '12 at 17:37

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