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Would it work out if my friend who has WOW / all expansions on his PC downloaded which is windows XP, copy his whole WOW folder onto a portable hard drive and bring it to me and have it work when I have vista? Reason = I download at 35kb/s which is able to give me about 70 pings on most servers but not allow me to have my computer tied up with a download for a few days.

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  • 8y
    Just ask him to borrow his wotlk cd and you should be good.
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    Posted by Chief_runningwater

    Just ask him to borrow his wotlk cd and you should be good.

    I have absolutely no install disks. I lost them but I have an account waiting for me.

    Would that work?
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  • 8y
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    Posted by Chief_runningwater

    Just ask him to borrow his wotlk cd and you should be good.

    I have absolutely no install disks. I lost them but I have an account waiting for me.

    Would that work?

    no but your friend does I thought?
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    .... My main question is would it matter if his game is installed on a different OS and if I would be able to use it. He does have the disks and patches already done.
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    Posted by boiler rat

    .... My main question is would it matter if his game is installed on a different OS and if I would be able to use it. He does have the disks and patches already done.


    Why the fuck would you transfer the files when he has the disks?

    If he has a faster internet connection then just ask him to download the patches.
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    No this will not work for a couple of reasons. First off, certain games store items in the Registry which could make or break the game. Secondly, there may be other files outside the directory that you do now know about.

    Those are only a few reasons, but if you cant get past those you really cant play the game.
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