Patch 5.3 "Failed to download required file"

90 Goblin Rogue
6530
"Failed to download required file, Please check your internet connection"

Well my internet is working fine and I can not get this patch to load I've been trying since yesterday and no joy. Is there anywhere I can manually download this or perhaps even a fix for my problem?

Thanks,
Chiibs
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MVP - Technical Support
100 Draenei Mage
6945
It's probably talking of the wow.tfil file.

Try downloading it manually :

http://patchup.info/wow/tfil/NA/

Unzipping if necessary.

Then put it in your wow folder , replacing whats there.
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90 Goblin Rogue
6530
I have downloaded the .tfil and replaced it and also deleted the "Updates" folder as suggested and still getting the same error. So frustrating lol
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MVP - Technical Support
100 Human Priest
14495
I am currently uploading a .zip file which should have everything you need for last night's patch.

Unfortunately, due to my poor internet here at work it's gonna take another 5-10 minutes.
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MVP - Technical Support
100 Human Priest
14495
Here's the link. Instructions are in the .zip file:
http://rapidshare.com/files/1065027106/5.3.0a%20Patch%20-%20May%2021%2013.zip
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90 Goblin Rogue
6530
Ah thanks Ressie that is exactly what I need but my dummy self forgot to mention I play on a Mac is there any where I can go download that version of the software?

Thanks a bunch though!!
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MVP - Technical Support
100 Human Priest
14495
Ah thanks Ressie that is exactly what I need but my dummy self forgot to mention I play on a Mac is there any where I can go download that version of the software?

Thanks a bunch though!!


I tried pinging bluspacecow in IRC, however he said (and I quote)
<@bluspacecow> <---------------- in PJs about to bed


Unfortunately I don't have access to a Mac, and can't put a zip file together for you. You'd probably be better off in the Mac Tech Support forum, as either MysticalOS or Tia may be able to better assist with a zip of that (unless there's an official mini patch - not sure how things work exactly Mac-side, sorry!)
http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/1011702/
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90 Goblin Rogue
6530
No worries I'll try over there I'm deployed overseas and just play on my down time :-)
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100 Orc Hunter
11880
It's probably talking of the wow.tfil file.

Try downloading it manually :

http://patchup.info/wow/tfil/NA/

Unzipping if necessary.

Then put it in your wow folder , replacing whats there.


I replaced the file with the one downloaded. And the patch started to download the next time I opened the Launcher. Thank you for you help.
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90 Night Elf Druid
9935
So I was having this problem and simply launched 'WoW-64.exe' and it started working.
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30 Gnome Rogue
2105
Im having a problem where i cant download patch 5.3 it says try again later i keep trying but no use :(
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85 Orc Warrior
4755
87.5 percent download to my Mac book PRO. Then "Failed to download, a required file please check your internet connection." OMG this was the reason I quit wow all the stuffing around with patches. Cmon Blizz....
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