Marketplace downloads not working?

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  1. jasondcannon
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    Anyone else having issues downloading apps from the marketplace? Mine just sits at "Starting download". Been doing this for the past hour or so...
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    Just helped someone out in a similar thread in the Hacks section. Try canceling the download. Wait a sec, and try again.

    The OP in the other thread did eventually get the downloading working. Could be a slowdown on Google's side of things.
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    Ditto. This worked for me too.
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    Already tried that a few times... I have a couple co-workers that are having the same issue. Seems that the marketplace may be having issues this afternoon.
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    Could be due to the release of the latest version of Google maps? ...just a thought.
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    Ah... Now there's a thought! Maybe the servers are being hammered from the rush of people downloading the update!
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    Always a possibility :)
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    Good to know, 'cause I just finished the sholes *****in Bagel install and was trying to download SetCpu and all I get is hung up on Authorizing Purchase. Canceled a couple of times and restarted. Still trying...:)
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    I got hung up with both the SholesUpdater download and the Set CPU. I had to actually cancel the purchase, which used my 24hr refund... and then re-purchased the apps, and they worked the second time around. Not sure why. Just what I found in my own situation.
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    yeah, installed new smoked glass rom and had same issues went back to old rom etc etc
    thought it was mine but notice now its alot of people with diff roms as well so must be on market end with the problem, hope its fixed soon so i can finish setting up droid.
    cant even get a explorer app so i can install what i have on card already, is there a standard way of reading card without 3rd party explorer app?
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    Just got a Droid today. I was thinking the phone was not set up properly, but others are having this problem it appears?
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    The market is the issue not the roms.
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    Same here! Just my luck, can't play with my new toy!:icon_ devil:
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    Market is working for me now. A tad slow but working.
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    Still not working here.
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    Works fine here, but I think a rash of Google Maps updates may have been the culprit. I noticed yesterday that 3.4 was available (from the Google blog) but couldn't find it in the market. I suspect there may have been a lot of folks who were looking for it.
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    My downloads just started to get slow...I thought this was an issue that I was just lucky enough to not have to deal with earlier
    when all the people was having this problem! But now mines being super slow...
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    Hey Martin,

    I've tried to download several of my apps, both free and paid (did a wipe with the Updater as planning to use 2.1 launcher etc.) and for all get Starting download....... didn't yet try to cancel the purchase of the SetCP and SholesUpdater because the install of bagel was sooo smooth and I don't really want to mess with uninstall to cancel the purchase and start over.

    Thinking if it's just the Market problem I could wait. Well wait I have (okay, okay, only a couple of hours :)) and there is a post now in this thread that the Market is up, but just slow. Now I'm wondering if I should do the uninstall and start over...
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    I'm still having issues with the marketplace as well, nothings downloading for me yet. I'd hold off on uninstalling.