ERROR:The file "C:\Program files........

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I keep getting this when opening WOW please help. ERROR:The file "C:\Program Files (x86)\World of Warcraft\Updates\wow-0-16135-Win-Final.MPQ" appears to be corrupt. you may need to download this file again
me too and i don't see any kind of repair tool in the program files anymore.. can't do anything on wow as a result.. can't log in.. nada HELP
Yeah I just had the same thing happen to me...
Just change the name of the file producing the error, and it will redownload the corrupted file. This is what i did to get it to work.
Yeah deleting the corrupt file wasn't enough for me, I also had to delete all the hidden battle.net files (Agent, Client, Setup)
So I encountered this problem as well and I was able to correct it without much work. I went to where my world of warcraft files were stored on my computer which is the same directory the error was coming from. So I opened the world of warcraft folder and removed the updates folder from this directory. Just to be safe I copied it to my desktop. I then restarted the launcher and the game took a second to recalibrate and then began installing the patch normally. Anyways hope this helps
THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!BIG SHOUT OUT TO Nnamdi HUGS......
10/10/2012 12:52 PMPosted by Bluspacecow
If you're getting a message about an file in the Updates folder being corrupt try deleting the Updates folder from your wow folder.


This was the fix I was given for the same problem that I had as you, and it worked for me.
10/10/2012 05:43 PMPosted by Nnamdi
So I encountered this problem as well and I was able to correct it without much work. I went to where my world of warcraft files were stored on my computer which is the same directory the error was coming from. So I opened the world of warcraft folder and removed the updates folder from this directory. Just to be safe I copied it to my desktop. I then restarted the launcher and the game took a second to recalibrate and then began installing the patch normally. Anyways hope this helps


Yeah buddy! Worked just like you said it would. Thanks for the tip.
Yeah, Its happening to me too. The download stalled out at like 80% so i closed the window and this popped up.
Did what Nnamdi suggested and it fixed the problem.
Encountered the same problem, finally got it to fix by deleting the file and running as administrator. I guess this is a common problem today
thanks man , great fix was starting to freak out thinking i would have to re install lol
Thanks Werms, worked for me also. :)
What nmadi suggested fixed it. Lok'tar Ogar!
I just fixed mine and all i did was, at the top of the launcher there was the help button and I clicked the "Repair Tool" and it worked fine for me. :D
i deleted the update files in my wow updates folder. there were 2 in there. fixed it for me and i didnt even see this post until now =p
This worked for me as wel, thanks!!!!!

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