Patch Required

Updated: 2 years ago
Article ID: 31773
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Common Problems

Patch Required. Please press the quit button below and download the patch.

If you ran a System Restore on your computer and continuously receive this error message when trying to launch World of Warcraft, follow the steps to resolve the problem.

  1. With World of Warcraft selected on the desktop app, click and select Show in Explorer.
  2. Open the World of Warcraft folder.
  3. Open the _retail_ folder.
  4. Delete Wow.exe and Wow.exe, then close the desktop app.
  5. Download the World of Warcraft installer and run it to create new versions of your game files.

Note: If you recently installed a UI package and cannot patch, check your game region.