Stuck at "Checking For Updates . . ."

90 Night Elf Druid
I dont know if you should delete them all. I found mine in the Program Data folder, however its only a workaround. It is not downloading any game data so I wouldn't recommend it.
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90 Worgen Death Knight
I'm getting this error as well. I uninstalled everything. Deleted the folder, etc. I'm still stuck at "checking for updates"

after it times out, it says it couldn't connect to the patch service, and to check my internet
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100 Blood Elf Paladin
08/28/2012 04:00 PMPosted by Guerrillero
Deleting the Folder worked for me. Thank you!

Perfect this helped my friend's laptop finally start with the files :D
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80 Blood Elf Death Knight
Can anyone help me????? my world of warcraft keeps checking for updates

really i don't know what to do :(
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80 Blood Elf Death Knight
And i can't install the game?
Im stuck at Checking For Updates.. Help Please??
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Blizzard Employee
Have you tried to delete the mentioned folder?
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90 Troll Shaman
WOOO! thanks for the hep guys ive been tryin for a month and ive tried everything but deleting the files! now i can finally get back into the game
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78 Human Priest
How do i delete my folder?
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90 Blood Elf Mage
i deleted the Bnet folder. This helped. Now i am at a loss.... it appears to be stuck on "Updating Blizzard Update Agent..." its been about about 75% ish for the past out. What should i do?
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1 Human Warrior
i dont see a WoW folder i just got the downloading file and its stuck to checking update
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94 Draenei Death Knight
i have the same problem as forementioned, after deleting the folder i got stuck updating the blizzard
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88 Troll Shaman
Im on windows 8 i launch wow and its stuck on the launcher. its checking for updates. why?
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90 Human Priest
Im on windows 8 i launch wow and its stuck on the launcher. its checking for updates. why?

This is an old thread. Please do not necro threads. They're old...and dusty...and...well, they leave cobwebs all over the place. ^_^

Since you are on Windows, you should post a new thread in the Technical Support forum found here:
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