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Trouble with WoW and installation

Jest3r

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So I am having a few problems when trying to install WoW. After I finish installing the game and the expansion, I get the error "This program may have not installed correctly."

If I try playing it, it says it is unable to download patches and recommends that I reinstall the game.

Any ideas?

Using Windows 64bit.

p.s. - I am saving it in my (x86)

Thanks!
 

MustISO

Lifer
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I've had no issues installing and playing under Vista 32bit and XP 32bit. You may want to check their forums to see if 64bit OS is supported.
 

Anubis

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i installed it like 3 weeks ago when i built my new comp on Vista 64 and had no issues,

try uninstalling and reinstalling
 

Jest3r

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Okay so the installation is fine, but I am having trouble with the patch. I am still getting the same patch message. =(

EDIT: AHA! To solve the problem, I had to run WoW as Admin, not simply just double clicking on it.

Is there any way to default running all programs in Vista as the Admin?
 

Anubis

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Originally posted by: Jest3r
Okay so the installation is fine, but I am having trouble with the patch. I am still getting the same patch message. =(

EDIT: AHA! To solve the problem, I had to run WoW as Admin, not simply just double clicking on it.

Is there any way to default running all programs in Vista as the Admin?
no idea i only log in as admin
 

SilthDraeth

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I run as admin, but I believe my wife has patched the game just as a limited user. I run vista 64.
I did however turn off user account control.

I can ask the wife later if the game patches as limited user.
BTW you shouldn't run as admin. I know this, but still do it.
 

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