Error 132

Updated: 4 weeks ago
Article ID: 8288
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Common Problems

World of Warcraft crashes with an Error 132: Fatal Exception! message.

Error 132 is a generic error code that may be caused by out-of-date addons, corrupted files, incompatible drivers, or hardware issues. The steps below address the most common causes.

  1. Try closing background applications to resolve any software conflicts.
  2. Reset your user interface to make sure your files and addons are not corrupted.
  3. Run the repair tool to repair any damaged game files.
  4. Run ScanDisk and defragment your hard drive to try to repair any bad sectors.
    Note: Do not defragment a Solid State Drive (SSD).
  5. Run a security scan to remove any viruses or malware infections.
  6. Update your drivers and operating system to resolve any compatibility issues.
Advanced Troubleshooting
  1. Set your components to factory default speeds to resolve crashes due to overclocking.
  2. Overheating can cause performance issues, game crashes, and full computer lockups. Check for overheating components.
  3. Run the Memory Diagnostic Tool to fix any errors in your computer's physical memory.
  4. If the problem persists, uninstall and reinstall the game.

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