Error 8: Cataclysm Beta Installation Issue

80 Gnome Warlock
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When installing the Cataclysm Beta on my new computer I get this error.

The installer was unable to read the file "world\maps\AhnQiraj\AhnQiraj_26_46_tex1.adt". This error may be caused by problems with the media or drive at C:\ --for example, a scratched or dirty CD-ROM/DVD-ROM, hard drive corruption, or a networking problem while downloading the installer. (The error code was 8.) If this problem persists, please contact Blizzard Technical Support. (ReadJob::Execute)
Edited by Bejiin on 11/17/2010 9:42 AM PST
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There are reports where the Cataclysm Beta installer will try to look for an old 3.3.5 copy of the retail game, find your updated one and get confused by it. Try renaming your World of Warcraft folder first before installing the beta.

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80 Gnome Warlock
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For some really odd reason, there is no WoW Folder in my Program Files or Program Files(x86)... I renamed my PTR client folder to WoWPTR. Any suggestions on how to find my "Non-existant" folder?
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80 Gnome Warlock
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Will post here tonight if it didn't work.
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80 Gnome Warlock
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Datth it didn't work and I still can't find the World of Warcraft folder.
Edited by Bejiin on 11/17/2010 12:17 PM PST
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80 Gnome Warlock
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Okay, I did what you said and this is still happening.

The installer was unable to read the file "world\maps\AhnQiraj\AhnQiraj_26_46_tex1.adt". This error may be caused by problems with the media or drive at C:\ --for example, a scratched or dirty CD-ROM/DVD-ROM, hard drive corruption, or a networking problem while downloading the installer. (The error code was 8.) If this problem persists, please contact Blizzard Technical Support. (ReadJob::Execute)
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80 Gnome Warlock
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Uninstalled WoW and it worked. Now reinstalling retail WoW
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91 Draenei Shaman
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I'm having the exact same problem. Bejiin. can you tell me what it is that you did so that i may try the same.
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80 Gnome Warlock
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Uninstall the Original WoW, Install beta client, reinstall WoW.

Too late now though, Beta is down for good.
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