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Because it so often works. It may seem extreme, but you don't want to start meddling with these fundamental processes unless you really have to.

This might not be necesseary, but do it anyway. If you can't delete it you have to open the Task Manager and kill the Agent. This is the most important step.

Speaking of running smoothly, however, these updates don't always do that. This can cause issues itself, so make sure your updates definitely aren't progressing at all. If it's not moving, then something else is causing the problem for you. For more information on basic troubleshooting of the installation, check out Blizzard's thread with tips on what you can do with your computer to fix most issues. If the progress bar is stuck, try it a few more times.

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Sometimes you'll just get a message telling you to try the update again at a different time. Read on to learn how to fix common problems with Windows updates. Do not use the automatically generated folder containing the installation files i.

In fact, setting the tools to run in Compatibility Mode may cause other issues with the Blizzard Launcher. Just go to the task manager, kill agent. At this time, Compatibility Mode for the retail tools is no longer needed. The process doesn't affect your personal files or programs, but it may not be available to you depending on how Windows was originally set up. Under Dial-up and Virtual Private Network settings delete all old networks.

The first point to make is that interfering with updates that aren't actually stuck can cause a host of problems, so you want to make sure they really are stuck. If the problem persists, let us know. Sometimes the launcher will crash while you are updating the files. Pick a time and date, then complete the wizard to go back to how Windows was configured at that point and hopefully solve your update issues at the same time.