"You have updates available for other accounts..."


"You have updates available for other accounts..." - Grrr. Arrgh. Googlegooglegoogle...

The first thing I found was:

rm -rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.storeagent.plist*
rm -rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.appstore.plist*

That didn't really work, so further Google brand searching found the solution at NGPixel:

1) Open System Preferences > Spotlight
2) Under the Privacy tab. Add your Macintosh HD (or whatever your main hard disk is called) to the list.
3) Close the window. Wait a few seconds. Then go back to Spotlight settings and remove the entry you just added.
4) The spotlight index should now begin to re-index completely. (A dot will fade-in/out inside the Spotlight icon in the taskbar)
5) Wait for it to finish and then launch the Mac App Store. You should now see updates in the Updates tab.

It Works!

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