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I'm hearing rumors of Battle.net accounts being hijacked and stolen in Diablo 3. How can I protect myself?

There have been a fairly large number of fairly reliable reports that some clever and disreputable jerks have figured out how to hijack a Diablo III session, steal your Battle.net account, take all of ...
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Battle.net server location

I'll be spending quite some time on one of those specific locations on Earth where connections may or may not be faster not depending on geo-distance but on several other factors. Anyone knows the ...
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Where can i see when maintenance will be over?

Diablo 3 runs on battle.net and the Battle.net servers are down for Maintenance (Error 33), most maintenance are planed for a set time period where can I go to see when they will be up again?
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How do I post on Battlenet forums using my Diablo 3 license?

Long ago, I played the Warcraft, and thus I had a Battlenet account. Much time passed, and now I have come back for Diablo 3 - but I can't seem to post on the forums. I get the following error: ...
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Is it possible to manage Battle.net friends out of game?

I just started playing Diablo III and have noticed that, so far, I've only been able to add friends and accept friend requests from in-game. This is a bit frustrating, as I usually chat to my mates ...
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How can I add my Facebook friends to my Battle.net contacts in Diablo III?

In Starcraft II you can have it flip through your Facebook friends and add people that have the game to your Battle.net friends list. How do you do this in Diablo III?
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What's the difference between the English client versions?

When I go to download the Diablo III game client from Battle.net, I have a choice between three different clients if I intend to play in English: English (US), English (EU), and English (SG). I know ...
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What happens if I add the starter edition to my Battle.net account once I already have a frozen WoW account?

I played WoW a year or so ago, and I still have it as "frozen" on my Battle.net account. I'd like to get back to playing, but I'd like to try the free version of it before actually buying game time, ...
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Is it possible to run more than one Battle.Net game at the same time on different PCs?

I already own Starcraft 2 and, therefore, a Battle.Net account. But I'm not playing it very often, so I let a friend of mine use it. If I buy Diablo 3 (which I intend to do) and bind it to this ...
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What region should I choose for Starcraft 2?

I'm from Europe, but I heard that in the North America region they have more maps, players and others features. Is that true? Should I choose North America over Europe (even with the server distance ...
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How do you install Diablo III before purchasing a license?

Is it possible to download and install Diablo III before purchasing a license; either online from Blizzard, another retailer, or a physical box with a paper slip with magic numbers on it?
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How far back is it possible to retrieve Battle.net characters?

It's been a long time since I've played Diablo 2 on Battle.net. I know that characters can expire after a period of inactivity, but I believe they can still be retrieved for a while. How long do I ...
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Changing default Battle.net store region

I already have a Battle.net account with European SCII on it. I want to pre-purchase Diablo III—it's €59,99 in our region, but $59.99 in the US region (cheaper). You can play in any region no matter ...
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What are the main 'Battle.net' differences between SC2 and Warcraft III?

Some people complain about Battle.net 2.0 in StarCraft 2 saying that there are many features missing from Warcraft III, like for example 'clan support'. What are the main differences between these ...
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Is there a way to gift Blizzard games using Battle.net?

Can I buy a Blizzard game (Diablo III, Starcraft 2, or WoW suscriptions) for another Battle.net account? I'm thinking about gifting a game, and I was wondering if there was a similar process as you ...
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What does the “Chat Gem” do in battle.net?

In Diablo 2's battle.net chat interface, there is a gem embedded in the middle of the interface. Clicking on it yields the chat message Gem Activated and clicking again yields the message ...
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Giving Battle.net realm items to an open character

I've found some good necromancer items on a Battle.net realm with my sorceress. I know the opposite is not possible, but is there any hack to give these items to a friend who plays single player and ...
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Reconnecting to Battle.net while in-game?

Immediately after I enter the world on a slower computer, I am sometimes disconnected from Battle.net. The game functions properly, except RealID is disabled. To regain RealID, one solution is to ...
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Is it still possible to play Warcraft 2 on Battle.net?

Warcraft 2 isn't for sale anymore on Blizzard's store, but I would like to play the Battle.net version. Is it still playable on Battle.net, or is online play no longer supported?
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Starcraft 2 license problem on the website

I have problem my license SC2 license does not show up when I log into my account on battle.net. The strange thing is that I have it only at website - when I log into my SC2 account in the game ...
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How do you rematch someone after a ladder match?

After a ladder match, the only way I can invite that person seems to be by adding them as a friend or inviting them to my party. Is there no way to invite them to a game by using the match history / ...
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How do I add a Battle.Net Friend after a game of StarCraft 2 without using the score summary screen?

Sometimes when I finish a multi-player game I am not taken to the score summary screen, but am instead dropped on the My Profile screen. Unfortunately, a few times this has resulted in me being unable ...
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SC2 keeps asking for authenticator code (new 'intelligent' login feature not working anymore)

I'm using Blizzard Authenticator and Starcraft II login screen prompts me each time to enter the code. Everything would appear to be fine, unfortunately it isn't: Blizzard recently announced that ...
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Can't connect to battle.net

I just bought a new copy of Diablo 2 and Lord of Destruction. I installed it on my Windows 7 (Boot Camp) and tried to play it. But I couldn't connect to the server (Europe). So I opened port 6112 on ...
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My WoW account was hacked! What should I do?

Recently a player named "Blizzardi" whisperd me saying there were security problems with my account and I had to visit a webpage or my account would be banned. There was a [GM] tag next to his name... ...
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Is it possible to convert a Diablo 2 CD-Key to an Battle.net Game Key?

I like to sign in for beta games in my battle.net account. It says I have to register at least one game. If I want to add a game it needs the game key, but I just own CD-Keys of my Diablo 2 game, and ...
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How does battle.net select a custom game to join?

If you select "Join Custom Game" and search for a map - for example Xel'Naga Caverns - you can join the game and play against a seemingly random player who had created the open-to-public custom game. ...
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Blizzard's SystemCheck tool doesn't work

I'm trying to use Blizzard's SystemCheck tool to opt-in for future Blizzard game betas. When I run it I see a page with my system information, but when I click "send" I get the error: There was a ...
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Is there a service that provides Battle.NET badges to include in web pages?

StackOverflow (and associated sites), offers badges you can embed on any web-page. It's available through the user page on the "flair" tab. I wonder if something like this is available for ...
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Do I need to download Diablo II and the expansion seperately from battle.net to play?

Since I've registered both my CD Keys with battle.net, I can digitally redownload both Diablo II and the expansion. Do I need to download both to play the expansion, or is downloading only the ...
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Starcraft 2 chat name

In Starcraft 2 in the Player Profile there are two names. The first is my alias, what I appear to be during chat in games/loading screens etc. The second is my real name which shows under the alias. ...
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Is this email claiming to be from Blizzard legit?

I just got an email: Dear Players, Take a trip back to Azeroth with 7 days of FREE game time! Simply click below to claim your time and experience all of the latest improvements and ...
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Diablo II LOD How to change difficulty levels online?

I'm currently stuck in hell mode with an lvl 56 character, how do I get back to nightmare?
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Starcraft Battle.net US Account (EU User)

I am from Europe (Romania) and I need to get a US Battle.net Account since I just bought the US version. Is it possible? Thank you.
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Is there a stand-alone chat client for Battle.net?

I enjoy Steam; even when not playing a game through steam, I like the ability to chat with those on my friends list. Blizzard's Battle.net service is aspiring to do something similar, and with its ...
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How do you redeem the mini-Thor WoW pet that comes with the StarCraft II Collector's Edition?

One of the advertised extra items that comes with the Collector's Edition of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is an "exclusive in-game World of Warcraft pet" (full list). However, I didn't see anything ...
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Why is StarCraft 2 divided by regions?

I live in Argentina, but I love to get all my stuff (be it games, tv series, movies, etc) in English. Battle.net will only let me select one region, which by default is Latin America, that has only ...
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Why do I have to authorize my map-editor every time I open it?

I begrudgingly understand the lack of LAN and the default to "always-on" battle.net connection required to enjoy the single and multiplayer aspects of Starcraft II. But why do I have to log in to use ...
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Is there a way to make StarCraft 2 remember my battle.net password?

StarCraft 2 requires me to enter my password every time I launch the game. Is there a way to bypass this inconvenience, for example by making it remember the password somehow?
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What is the number under my Battle.Net StarCraft 2 profile name?

What is this number? Thanks.
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Will my friends know if I delete them?

When I installed StarCraft 2, I added all my "friends" from Facebook. The thing is I'm not really in touch with most of them, so I would like to trim the list a bit. Do people you delete get notified ...
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Where can I find the Official list of current Battle.net chat commands?

Battle.net supports a number of chat commands. For example: /w USERID Hello UserId! sends "Hello UserId!" to that user. I'd like to see the current list of commands now that Starcraft 2 has come ...
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Does multiplayer gaming with StarCraft 2 support all three races?

I have ordered StarCraft 2 from Play.com, but not received the package yet. I just wanted to know: is multiplayer Terran-only or you can control even Protoss and Zerg?
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Can I still play Starcraft 1 on Battle.Net?

Can I still play Starcraft 1 multiplayer on Battle.Net?
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Running Starcraft 2 from different computers

If you install your Starcraft 2 on five different computers, will Blizzard complain? (I'm sure there is a limit, e.g. if you install on 1000 computers you will get banned). What happens if you try to ...
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How to turn Starcraft 2's IM off

Is there a way to turn Starcraft 2's built in instant messenger off and still play multiplayer games? Sometimes I don't want people bothering me while I'm playing. Apologies if this is a dupe, this ...
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If I make a battlenet account in Australia, will I be able to swap it to US?

I am in Australia right now and I'm thinking of making a battlenet account for the various demos they claim to have on their site (which you have to have a bnet account to see). When I get back home ...
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Where are the StarCraft 2 replay videos stored and can I share them?

I wanted to send a copy of a replay video to a friend of mine but cannot find the StarCraft 2 video folder. Are these stored locally or on Battle.net? Regardless of where they are stored how can I ...
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What happens to my campaign progress if I uninstall StarCraft 2?

I need to repave my machine. I've made progress in the StarCraft 2 Wings of Liberty Campaign that I don't want to lose. I believe the achievements I've unlocked are tied to my battle.net account and ...
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Is it possible to attach a game key to multiple Battle.net accounts?

Is it possible to attach a game's authentication key to multiple Battle.net accounts? Say I have a Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty authentication key. Can I create a new Battle.net account, attach ...