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    Default Cannot update certain apps

    There are certain apps on my phone that will not update, while other apps do. I get the message: "Installation error: Couldn't install on USB storage or SD Card"

    I have plenty of memory, over 1.4gb of storeage on my SD card, and over 6gb on my phone storage.
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    Default Droid X as well

    I am having this issue as well on the Droid X. Anyone with any insight would be helpful.

    (In case it matters, I'm running Android v2.2.1 with the stock 2.3.3.340 system build)
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    Which applications? I think I've read something about apps on SD cards posing problems sometimes, you can try moving them back to the phone and see if that fixes things. Or uninstall/reinstall.
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    Now that you mention it...I previously had an HTC Incredible...I ran into a similar issue, which was that some Apps caused problems like this. If i knew which app it was, I could unistall it and it would get rid of the problem, then all other apps would be able to update.

    Yes - I have tried moving the apps to the phone. And nothing yet. I will try to move everything to the phone and give it another whirl. If that doesn't work, I guess I have to start uninstalling and seeing what works. But, if anybody has any insight on specific apps that may cause this, please share, would save a lot of time.
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    IIRC, Angry Birds was one of the culprits. I've never had the problem myself so I don't know if there are any others.
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    Move the apps to the phone and unmount the SD card when updating.
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    SD cards aren't reliable enough media to install apps to. I've had SD cards go corrupt for no reason I could tell once too often to trust them.
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    Did this work
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    Yes, moving the apps and unmounting the SD card will allow you to update those apps (I just tried it and it works)

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