Could Not Resolve the Address of the Network Data Source

Updated: 6 months ago
Article ID: 17289

Common Problems

World of Warcraft could not resolve the address of the network data source.

This error appears when we are unable to establish a secure connection with your computer. Follow the steps below to resolve the issue.

  1. Reset your network devices to make sure your router hasn't become flooded with data.
  2. Close all other applications to resolve software conflicts and free up resources.
  3. Security programs can interfere with the installation process. Try to configure your security software's exception list to allow Blizzard applications to run.
Advanced Troubleshooting
  1. Release and renew your IP and flush your DNS to resolve any network conflicts.
  2. If you're using a custom DNS service, try removing it.

Tried everything here?

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