Diablo 2 is an action role playing game for computers. It was released by Blizzard Entertainment in 2000, and received additional content through the expansion pack, Diablo 2: Lord of Destruction, in 2001. Like many computer and console video games, Diablo 2 was initially released with some bugs and minor glitches. These problems are resolved through the releases of patches, which can be downloaded from a variety of locations across the Internet. If a patch is downloaded that you did not mean to download, it is possible to return the game to the state it was prior to the patch.
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Things you need
- Diablo 2 installation disc
Click "Start" or the Windows button in the lower left corner of the screen, then click "Control Panel."
Double-click "Add or Remove Programs" (Windows XP), or "Programs and Features" (Windows Vista or Windows 7).
Scroll through the list of programs and select Diablo 2.
Click the option to "Uninstall," then click the "Yes" button to verify that you wish to continue. Wait for the uninstall to complete, then restart your computer if necessary.
Insert the Diablo 2 installation disc, then click the "Install" option.
Follow the prompts to complete the installation wizard. You will now have Diablo 2 on your computer with no patches.
Tips and warnings
- Make sure to back up your game save files before uninstalling Diablo 2. Loss of these files can occur when uninstalling the game.
- To keep using the version of Diablo 2 without patches, make sure to reject any updates that you are prompted to install.
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