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    How do I get the MPqs to work?



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    Hi, I just discovered this whole map editing thing and am trying to get a few that I downloaded to work in WoW Map Viewer. The two files I downloaded were named patch-m.mpq and patch-5.mpq. I renamed patch-m.mpq to patch.mpq and copied it into my Data folder, replacing the original mpq file. I got it to work in WoW map viewer, but lost a lot of other stuff. However, when I did the same thing with patch-5.mpq, wow map viewer crashes.

    Am I doing this right? Thanks all.

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    Well -- You shouldn't have replaced it.

    In 3.* the mapviewer is unstable and therefore not fully working. He will never load any -*.MPQs. WoW will.

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    I actually backed up the original patch.mpq file so no worries there. And I did manage to get wow map viewer to read one mpq file, but I understand if it doesn't work with all of them.

    If I shouldn't have replaced the original patch.mpq file, what should I have done?

    Thanks.

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    What exactely do you want? Only the mapviewer to show the edits or use them ingame?

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    both, if possible, but the later is most important

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    HELLO FROM FRANCE,
    MY SON DELETED HIS patch.MPQ;
    Does someone can host this patch ?
    Thank you for all
    best regards
    Laurent

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    Quote Originally Posted by JUCEJU View Post
    HELLO FROM FRANCE,
    MY SON DELETED HIS patch.MPQ;
    Does someone can host this patch ?
    Thank you for all
    best regards
    Laurent
    Try reinstalling before you ask people to rehost a 1GB+ file?
    I don't do tutorials.

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    Just run the wow repair tool, should fix your problem.

 

 

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