If you are facing any kind of update issue with your Call of duty: Warzone then don’t worry you are not alone. Many of the gamers have reported slow update issues or they are unable to install the COD Warzone updates on their PC.
This might happen due to overloaded servers, corrupted game files, issues with the battle.net client, or local network problems
We will guide you to some easy fixes to this issue. However, before undergoing these fixes makes sure to check any possible server or patching issues on official channels and Twitter accounts or their support site.
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Fix 1: Run the Battle.net Launcher as an Administrator
Run Battle.net as an administrator as it is also a launcher of Call of Duty Warzone. It would give it full system access. This will resolve the permission issues and you would be able to fix updating issue.
- Right-click on the Battle.net shortcut and select Properties.
- Go to the Compatibility tab and check Run this program as administrator
- Click on Apply to save the new compatibility setting and click OK.
- Now open your Call of Duty: Modern Warfare folder in Explorer.
- Then select the Run as administrator option for Modern Warfare.exe and Modern Warfare Launcher.exe
Fix 2: Switch your Region
Often updates issues happen with the call of duty warzone due to region-specific issues. Try changing your region on the battle.net client to resolve the call of duty warzone update won’t install on a PC.
- Launch the Battle.net client on your PC.
- Select Call of Duty: Modern Warfare from the left pane.
- Now, click on the Region/Account section.
- Here switch your region from the original. For instance, if you are using America then switch it to Europe or Asia.
- Now restart your system and try installing call of duty warzone updates.
Fix 3: Pause the download.
Some gamers have reported that pausing and changing the download speed to 100 KB/s on the battle.net client has helped solve the updating issue. This doesn’t solve the issue for all the users however you can try this as you can be a lucky one. Below are the steps to do this.
- On the Battle.net client, hit the Pause button.
- Open Settings and select Game Install/Update.
- Under the Network Bandwidth section, set the Latest updates speed to 100 KB/s.
- Resume the download and wait until the update starts again.
- Now during the downloading go back to the Settings menu and set the Latest updates speed to 0 KB/s.
Fix 4: Scan and Repair Corrupted Game Files
Another way to fix the warzone update glitch on PC is to scan and repair corrupted game files as they might have interfered with the installation of updates.
- Open the Blizzard Battle.net
- Now click on Call of Duty: Warzone
- Click on Options and select Scan and Repair.
- Now click on Begin Scan.
- Once the scan and repair are finished, restart the system and relaunch your game.
Fix 5: Troubleshoot your local network.
Your local network issue can affect the performance of the Battle.net client during updating. Hence, if there is no declared outage from the official sources and you are unable to fix the issue of warzone won’t installing updates on your PC then the problem can lie with your local network as a slow or interrupted network connection can cause this issue. Check if other devices have slow or intermittent connection problems. If they do;
- Try to Restart your modem or router to refresh the network.
- If the above step doesn’t fix the issue Contact your Internet Service Provider to help you troubleshoot your network connection issue.
Fix 6: Set Game Updates in Battle.net
Another way to fix this issue can be by setting game updates in the Battle.net client. This is how you can do this.
- Launch the Battle.net client and click on Call of Duty: Warzone
- Select Options and click on Game settings.
- Choose the Game Install/Update option and head over to the Automatic Updates option.
- Now select Notify me when games automatically begin updating.
- Then select Apply latest updates and download future patch data for recently played games.
- Click on Done.
Fix 7: Disable Proxy Settings
- Press Windows Key + R. Type inetcpl.cpl into the Run window and click on OK.
- Click the Connections tab.
- Select Never dial a connection (if available).
- Click LAN settings.
- Uncheck Use a proxy server for your LAN. If it is already unchecked, toggle Automatically detect settings and click OK.
Disabling Offline Mode in Internet Explorer (version 10 and below)
- Open Internet Explorer.
- Press Alt + F.
- Uncheck Work Offline.
Fix 8: Restart Battle.net Client
If nothing works you can try restarting the Battle.net client as well. Sometimes, the temporary cache or any system glitch can also cause downloading issues.
Fix 9: Delete the COD MW folder and Reinstall the Battle.net client
Some of the users have reported that deleting COD MW and reinstalling the battle.net client has helped them resolve the issue.
- Clear out all Battle.net cache.
- Then delete the COD MW folder from the install directory (C:\Program Files (x86)\Call of Duty Modern Warfare)
- Now uninstall the Battle.net client and reinstall it