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Error #134

Updated: 5 months ago
Article ID: 23325

Common Problems

ERROR #134 (0x85100086) Fatal condition! Failed to open required archive ... with error: 5
Error 5

This error may occur when World of Warcraft is prevented from making changes to a game file. It can be caused by incorrect permissions, a security program, or an error in the file itself. Follow the steps below to resolve the issue.

  1. Configure your security software's exception list to allow Blizzard applications to run.
  2. Update your drivers to resolve any compatibility issues.
  3. Run the repair tool to repair any damaged game files.
  4. If the problem persists, uninstall and reinstall the game.

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