Falling through the World

Updated: 2 months ago
Article ID: 28496
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Common Problems

If your characters are constantly falling through the game world, try these troubleshooting steps.

If your characters are constantly falling through the game world, try these troubleshooting steps:

  1. Set the game to run in No Sound mode from the Blizzard Battle.net desktop app:
    1. Click the Blizzard icon and select Settings.
    2. Click Game Settings.
    3. Under World of Warcraft, check Additional command line arguments.
    4. Enter -nosound.
    5. Click Done and launch the game.
  2. Update your drivers to resolve any compatibility issues.
  3. Try closing background applications to resolve any software conflicts.
  4. If you have a dual- or quad-core system, try the following:
    1. Start the game as normal.
    2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del and select Start Task Manager.
    3. Click the Processes tab.
    4. Right click wow.exe and select Set Affinity.
    5. Uncheck all but one box.
    6. Click OK and return to the game.
  5. Run the Memory Diagnostic Tool to fix any errors in your computer's physical memory.

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