World of Warcraft Not Responding

Updated: 3 months ago
Article ID: 12246
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Common Problems

-World of Warcraft freezes and stops responding.
-I see the windows error that the program is not responding.

Before attempting the troubleshooting steps below, make sure your computer meets the World of Warcraft System Requirements.

If your system meets the requirements, follow the steps below to resolve the issue:

  1. Reset your user interface (UI).
  2. Update your drivers and OS.
  3. Run a virus and malware scan.
  4. Close background applications.

Tried everything here?

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