App store update count not resetting to zero

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by Milltek, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. macrumors regular

    Jun 26, 2011
    Since I installed 10.8.3 the count of available updates badge on the app store dock icon does not go away after any updates are applied. It just keeps counting up. Never seen this before. Any suggestions?

  2. macrumors 6502

    Apr 3, 2012
    Found somewhere in the forum:

    Go to:
    Startup Disk > username > Library > Preferences

    Then, you need to find these files:

    Delete those files and logoff/login.
  3. thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 26, 2011
    Hi Isamilis,
    I re-booted the machine last night and the problem went away. If it happens again, I'll give your solution a go and let you know how it turns out.

    Thanks for the reply.

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