How To Install World Of Warcraft
You may need to know how to install "World of Warcraft" (or "WoW") if you’re computer isn’t exactly cooperating. For example, your computer might not recognize the CD in the tray and you need to know how to install it alternatively. You might also just want to know how exactly to install "World of Warcraft" because you’ve never installed a PC game before. You’re in luck because the process is quite simple and it will only take just a few moments.
- Place the CD-ROM in your optical drive in your computer and wait for your computer to recognize it. After placing the CD into the optical drive, your computer should acknowledge the fact that you’ve inserted removable media. You can be sure that your computer recognized this because it should display a window that asks you what you’d like to do with the CD. This is known as the “autorun” window, and all that you are required to do is select “Install” or “Play.” Once you’ve pressed “Install” you will be required to enter your product key and initiate the Installer by selecting “Next.” However, if nothing comes up after about 30 seconds, you might need to manually start the installation.
- To manually install "WoW", open up “My Computer” and search for your optical drive. You’ll probably notice it quickly because it will display the "World of Warcraft" icon (indicating that the "WoW" CD is in your CD-ROM drive). Double-click on the icon and wait for the CD-ROM to load. If nothing happens after about 30 seconds, right-click on the "World of Warcraft" icon and choose “Explore” from the list. Once you’ve clicked this, you’ll be looking at the files that are present on the "WoW" installation disc. Simply look for one called “autorun” and double-click it. A new window should open this time!
- Install "WoW" by download. If you would prefer to download "World of Warcraft", the official "WoW" website allows users to download the game to their computers. This is a painless (yet time-consuming) way to install "World of Warcraft" onto your machine without using removable media. If you’re having exceptional trouble installing "World of Warcraft" onto your machine, in may be a good idea to contact Blizzard Entertainment over the matter.