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Greetings! I started a thread on the WoW Technical Support forums because I was getting the battle.net error #2
Because I also cannot connect to D3 (the launcher just sits there for a minute or two and then says "Failed to download. If problem persists contact customer support.") I figured I would ask here too since I'm pretty sure if I can fix the connection to one game, it would fix the other.
As you can see from the linked thread, I have tried resetting both the router and the modem, uninsalling AVG, turning off firewall, turning off windows defender, closing programs, etc.
The only new thing that I have tried was to delete the battle.net folder as per another support thread. That also didn't seem to work.
So if anyone has a fresh perspective on my issue and can shed some light on it, I would be most greatful!
EDIT: Oh yeah, and I flushed the DNS and opened up the wow ports on my router.
Edited by Wootcakes#1284 on 7/23/2013 2:39 PM PDT
There are quite a few things that can cause this. Try the ones you have not done ...esp the one involving making sure IE is not set to offline mode. It is sneaky.
-Ensure your firewall or antivirus software is not blocking the launcher. You may have to temporarily disable it.
-Ensure Internet Explorer can access the internet, even if you don't use it as a browser. Be sure it is not set to work in offline mode.
-Ensure you have the latest version of Flash for IE, even if you don’t use IE.
-If you are on a campus or public facility some will block P2P software which is what Blizzard uses. In the launcher tools menu you can disable P2P, although this will slow patching time.
-Ensure Secondary Login service is enabled https://us.battle.net/support/en/article/enabling-windows-secondary-logon-service
-Ensure you are running as Admin https://us.battle.net/support/en/article/run-in-administrator-mode
-Some third party software can interfere with the launcher so you can try running in Safe mode with Networking enabled. Beware your antivirus will be off if you do this.
- Sometimes odd things work such a DNS flush https://us.battle.net/support/en/article/ip-release-renew-and-flush-dns
If those do not work, you can try deleting the Battle.net Tools and Cache folders to clear any corrupt files
Thanks for the reply MissCheetah! Actually, I have done all of those things except for the b.net cache part. I'll give that a go now.
EDIT: Okay so I deleted the b.net cache and it still failed to connect.
Edited by Wootcakes#1284 on 7/23/2013 2:51 PM PDT
Yeah, I have found out that if I use tracert to ANY website, it dies after the first hop. So, it's probably a problem with the ISP I guess. But since I'm visiting family, I really can't fix it. Oh well, thanks for your help anyway.
Ouch...yeah if that is the case then you can't fix it yourself. I thought you had issues just with the game, not the whole internet. I have a different list for that :) Enjoy your visit with the family! Maybe play some D2 if you have it installed.
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