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WoW problem

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#1 RMN


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Posted 14 October 2008 - 10:37 PM

I can't download the newest World of Warcraft patch (3.0.2) since the hard drive (30G) on my laptop (Dell Inspiron 2200) is full. I have a new external hard drive (160G) and have moved all the non-vital files to it but still don't have enough room to download the new patch. The only things I have left on my main are Vista, Norton Systemworks/Anti-Virus, essential programs and WoW. I tried moving my WoW files to the external to try and play it from there, but I haven't been able to make it work. Is there something I can do to run my game from the external drive? Can I make my external drive my main drive? Do I just have to cave in and get a new laptop? Or is there something else I can do to make this work? Thanks in advance for any advice you guys can give me.

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#2 haun


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Posted 17 October 2008 - 11:14 PM

Do this:
Check Disk on the main drive (normally C:)
then Defrag.

This saved my computer once.
Annnnd you're, asking, me...

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Posted 18 October 2008 - 08:29 AM

You can't really pick up a program and just move it to another spot. At least not in windows. The only way I can think of is to uninstall it from your main drive and reinstall it on the external.

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Posted 23 October 2008 - 05:20 AM

I think smurfgods idea is the only way to do it. You do know that in the WoW main folder, you can deleted the folders interface, WTF and cache. However doing that pretty much takes the game back to its default values, but it might free up some space for the large patch, and you better get it soon, lotsa cool things :thumbsup:

Edited by dark messenger, 23 October 2008 - 05:20 AM.

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