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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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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 is the number under my Battle.Net StarCraft 2 profile name?

What is this number? Thanks.
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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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How do I get the “Zergling Rush” achievement in StarCraft 2?

I'm trying to get a lot of the battle.net achievements, but some of them seem quite difficult. Specifically, "Zergling Rush" the 20 zerglings in 255 seconds achievement
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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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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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Is it possible to transfer a Diablo 3 key to another Battle.net account?

I have a friend that purchased Diablo 3, played it, finished it, and doesn't care to play with others. He is no longer interested in the game. Now he is willing to sell me his copy for a fraction of ...
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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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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 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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Is it possible to decline all friend requests?

As title says: is it possible to decline all friend requests in a few clicks? Currently I have 70+ requests and all of them are from bots, offering me in-game-gold and items. That's kinda ...
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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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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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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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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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VMWare and Hearthstone (Battle.net)

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 so I'm trying to use VMWare, Windows 7 x64 machine to be able to play Hearthstone. However, every time I load up Battle.net launcher, it gives me the error message "Failed to ...
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Is there a banlist or way to block certain players from being in the games you play in Starcraft 2?

Is there a banlist or way to block certain players from being in the games you play? Update - To clarify, the banlist I mention is a personal ban list on your account. It's not a public banlist on ...
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Can I play Blizzard games without my friends knowing I'm online? [duplicate]

Sometimes I want to play games without other people bugging me. In the Steam client it possible to appear offline to your friends while playing. Does the Blizzard game client offer this same ...
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Consequences of accepting a friend request

What are the consequences of accepting a friend request on battle.net? Recently I received a friend request from someone and I don't know who it is. I can't think of a way of asking them who they are ...
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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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What does season lock exactly mean in Starcraft 2?

While I was checking this TeamLiquid Site about season dates and more information, I noticed that there is, besides "Start Date" and "End Date", a so called "Season Lock". What does the season lock ...
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Is there any way to prevent Battle.net from locking an account while traveling

I have a big problem with Battle.net. I play Starcraft 2 (Heart of the swarm) and I travel a lot (from San Jose all the way up to San Diego), sometimes even within days. I would still like to continue ...
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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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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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Is there a way to get an authenticator without a smartphone and without paying?

I don't have a smartphone (I have a symbian with access to the Internet), or iPod/iPad. Are there any other ways for me to get an authenticator from Blizzard without paying $6 for the physical ...
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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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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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How do I access my legacy games using the Battle.net desktop app?

The Battle.net desktop PC app seems to only have World of Warcraft, Starcraft 2, Diablo 3 and Hearthstone available for launch and updates. But I also have purchased and attached Diablo 2 and D2: Lord ...
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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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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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Battle.net Launcher on Wine Linux - Windows Secondary Logon service error

The Battle.net Launcher (and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft) were working great for me under Wine 1.7.15 through PlayOnLinux up until a few days ago. Now whenever I start the Battle.net Launcher I ...
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How do you appear offline to friends on Battle.net?

I have a number of friends on my battle.net account. However, sometimes I don't want to appear online to some (or all) of them. Is there a way to be hidden from your friends on battle.net?
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What is the number that got appended to my BattleTag?

I've created a new Battle.net account, and I've chosen a new BattleTag. There were no errors indicating that the tag was already in use or anything like that. However, when I go to Account ...
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Are the original Starcraft 2 WoL and HotS DVDs still useful for installing the game?

It's been many years since those games came out, and in preparation for Legacy of the Void I'd like to replay the whole series. However, the Battle.net application is quoting me a ~20 GB download ...
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How can I search Diablo 3 profiles by name

Does anyone know of a way that I can search for Diablo 3 profiles by name and view them? I mean looking at character, items, played time, etc. I couldn't find such functionality on battle.net.
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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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What's the difference between a Battle Tag and a Real ID?

This is the only answer I could find. Is this limited to just seeing the real name? https://us.battle.net/d3/en/forum/topic/5051975802 Also, why do my friends keep asking for my realid? Are there ...
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Is it possible to kick players from a chat channel in Starcraft II?

When you create a battle.net chat channel. People can join and continuously join without approval. Is there a way to kick a unruly player from a chat channel?
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Blizzard Download: This download is not authorized

I'm on Windows 7. When I download Starcraft Anthology from the website and try to install it on my computer I get the error "This download is not Authorized" followed by "There was a problem ...
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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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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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Will I be demoted to a lower league in Starcraft 2 if I don't play?

I've just been promoted from platinum league to diamond and master pretty fast (in 4 vs 4). This was totally amazing for me but I'm afraid I will be demoted again to a lower league as fast as I came ...
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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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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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Is it possible to launch Hearthstone (Diablo, Starcraft, WoW) directly?

Is it possible bypass the Blizzard launcher when starting Hearthstone. I would like to launch Hearthstone directly? In fact I would like to be able to launch Hearthstone from steam in streaming ...
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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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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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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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Stalemate detection failure?

Take a look at this case: Both Protoss and Zerg don't have the ability to gather resources anymore, Nexus and Hatchery are destroyed. Protoss still have a few base up. What's left of Zerg's base will ...