Thursday, August 4, 2016

World of Warcraft Error # 132 after installing Windows 10 Anniversary Update

I recently installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. After doing so however, my World of Warcraft installation started crashing during launch with a message stating Error 132 memory something or other referenced such and such.

I searched online for a solution and tried a bunch of things listed on this helpful Youtube link - the DX9 fix worked, but I found a better fix. I happened across a post listing what's new in the update and found that they "added support" for World of Warcraft in the Game DVR. On a hunch, I turned it off (in the settings of the X-Box app). Voila, WoW started working again with DX11.

Edit: After posting I found that Blizzard has an official post with the same resolution: