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when i was in the optimization process i noticed my world of warcraft file was increasing from 28 gb to about 34 gb i couldnt carry on because my computer had 100 mb left and it said i need another 5gb so i checked online to see if anyone else encountered the same problem but everyone else their wow file decrease from 28 gb to like 19 gb so i got really confused why did mine increase so i made a ticket and i got the usual answer full of helpless links so i deleted my world of warcraft and went to my account and installed the game again which looks different now it says mists of pandaria not the cataclysm launcher completly different and the total download left was 20gb which was great however imw ondering after it finishes is it going to go through optimization proceess or download any other patches that will make tthe file bigger from 20 gb??
It makes a backup before doing the actual optimalization. Hence why you saw it increase in size :)
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