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  1. #1

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    Aug 13, 2011
    Unhappy Installing OS X LION can be resumed
    Sorry, but I just got a MBP yesterday

    I was wondering that if I paused the LION download, turned my MB off.

    will I be able to resume from the point where I stopped? has anyone tried this yet?

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    Member Since
    Jun 27, 2011
    Late 2013 MBP 15" I7 2.3 Ghz 16 GB Ram 500 GB SSD Retina
    Im just guessing there but as long as the product has not started the install I think you may be ok. It may start downloading from the beginning but I'm not sure of that. If the install has started do not stop.


    15 " 2013 MBP OS X Ver. 10.9.1 16 GB Memory, 500 GB SSD, Retina, 2.3 Ghz I7, 30GB IPhone 5, 2012 Mini Cooper JCW Coupe, 2014 Toyota Corolla, 2007 Trailblazer, 2 RC Planes, 1 fantastic wife who puts up with my toys. Still Married After 30 Years.

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    Member Since
    Jan 04, 2005
    Modesto, Ca.
    iMac late 2007 10.11.b4, iMac 2008 10.10.5, Macbook2007 10.7.5, Mac Mini 10.7.5, iPhone 3GS Note 8!!
    Yes, it works. A friend who lives in the mountains has literally 26400 Dial up. So we drove to town to his Starbucks and started the download from the App Store. 3 hours later we were only a bit over 1GB so paused it and shut down his Macbook. We drove down the mountain to my place. He hooked up to my WiFi and hit resume and down it came! 2 hours later it was done and we ran the installer.

    So yes, Resume works with the App Store and Lion.

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Aug 13, 2011
    Thanks guys. I finished mine

    Didn't try to pause it though, I woke up at 2 am just so I can shut my macbook down

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