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My OS is server 2003 enterprise which is the same as XP x 86/ XP 32 bit.
First fix, if you are stuck on updating then you need to go to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data and delete the battle.net forlder.
Once you get past that then you can install the game. Unfortunately, for XP users you may get stuck on 0 percent install and the game will not install.
To fix this I had to take an unconventional method but it worked for me. I basically had a laptop with windows 7 on it. I installed d3 there and then I took the C:\Programs\Diablo III folder and copied it to a portable hardrive. I then transferred the folder onto my server's c: drive into the programs folder and ran it.
I know this is not the greatest fix but it works perfectly. To blizzard coders. Why do we need to introduce coding which blocks people from installing on a legitimate OS. This code is extremely annoying as its only purpose is to prevent installation. If it installs and works then good. If it installs and does not work then darn. Please at the very least, let it install.
Edited by Random#1959 on 5/15/2012 6:08 AM PDT
Trying this method now. At least it installs fine on the laptop, running windows 7. PC running Vista won't start the install, need newer OS error. Will post results in this thread
This method has worked for me.
Thank you for suggesting it.
Edited by Gargoyle#1144 on 5/15/2012 11:49 AM PDT
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