WOW: Downgrade to 3.3.5 Mac And Windows To Play On Private Servers


If you have at one point downloaded the Cataclysm patch or doing a clean install but unable to find a patch for the server of choice this guide is for you. Also I go over how to have a dual install to play on retail server & privately run servers.

NOTE: After you downgrade, run WoW.exe(windows) or World of Warcraft(mac).  NEVER RUN THE LAUNCHER.

Step 1: Uninstall World of Warcraft.
Windows: Go to your control panels and open Add or Remove Programs. Once that opens, locate World of Warcraft and click the remove button.
Mac: Move the World of Warcraft folder to the trash, and remove Users/Shared/Blizzard to the trash, then empty the trash.

Step 2: Install World of Warcraft and all the expansions, but DON'T PATCH UP YET
*When they are done downloading & installing the launcher will open automatically, close out of it before it automatically updates patches.
*If you don't get ALL of the expansions before this guide, it will not work.
Windows: Run the disk to install the original World of Warcraft, or download & run InstallWoW(Windows), select "World of Warcraft" from the scroll-down list, and click "install"
Mac: Run the disk to install the original World of Warcraft or download & run InstallWoW(Mac), select "World of Warcraft" from the scroll-down list, and click "install"

Step 3: Manually install the World of Warcraft patches
*If you don't manually install the patches, it will not work.
*To manually install patches, download the file, drag it into your World of Warcraft folder, and launch it.
*After it's done updating, the launcher will open automatically. Close it QUICK before it starts updating patches automatically.
*You have to download & install the patches in order.
*On macs, you have to unzip the file before placing it into your World of Warcraft folder (you can do so by double clicking on the .zip folder)
 
All Windows Patches:
x.x to 2.4.0
2.4.0 to 2.4.1
2.4.1 to 2.4.2
2.4.2 to 2.4.3
2.4.3 to 3.0.1
3.0.1 to 3.2.0
3.2.0 to 3.2.0a
3.2.0a to 3.2.2
3.2.2 to 3.2.2a
3.2.2a to 3.3.0
3.3.0 to 3.3.0a
3.3.0a to 3.3.2
3.3.2 to 3.3.3
3.3.3 to 3.3.3a
3.3.3a to 3.3.5
3.3.5 to 3.3.5a

All Mac Patches:
x.x to 2.3.0
2.3.0 to 2.3.2
2.3.2 to 2.3.3
2.3.3 to 2.4.0
2.4.0 to 2.4.1
2.4.1 to 2.4.2
2.4.2 to 2.4.3
2.4.3 to 3.0.1
3.0.1 to 3.0.2
3.0.2 to 3.0.3
3.0.3 to 3.0.8
3.0.8 to 3.0.8a
3.0.8a to 3.0.9
3.0.9 to 3.1.0
3.1.0 to 3.1.1
3.1.1 to 3.1.1a
3.1.1a to 3.1.2
3.1.2 to 3.1.3
3.1.3 to 3.2.0
3.2.0 to 3.2.0a
3.2.0a to 3.2.2
3.2.2 to 3.2.2a
3.2.2a to 3.3
3.3 to 3.3a
3.3a to 3.3.2
3.3.2 to 3.3.3
3.3.3 to 3.3.3a
3.3.3a to 3.3.5
3.3.5 to 3.3.5a



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