You have updates available for other accounts

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by ashwingrao, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. ashwingrao macrumors newbie

    Feb 4, 2012
    I keep getting this when I try to "Update" Growl. (I get "You have updates available for other accounts", even though it shows up in my App Store...). HELP!
  2. Processor macrumors member

    Feb 10, 2012
    Hamilton, New Zealand
    Do you have another account on yout Mac which has growl installed? You might need to update it with that account
  3. toddr macrumors newbie

    Feb 14, 2012
    I'm having the same issue. I do not have a second account.
  4. chrfr macrumors 603

    Jul 11, 2009
    This will happen if you have installed apps purchased with 2 different App Store accounts, such as if you've copied software from someone else.
  5. toddr macrumors newbie

    Feb 14, 2012
    This was not the case with me. What I think happened was that some old pre-appstore cruft was confusing things. When I did an aggressive find and delete of all growl apps on my system and then looked again, it let me install with no issues.

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