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How to Fix Error Code BLZBNTAGT000008FC on Battle.net

Are you getting the error code BLZBNTAGT000008FC on Battle.net?

Here’s the description of the error, “Whoops! Looks like something broke. We’ll try to fix it, so please try again later”.

The error code can happen when you’re trying to launch a game like Overwatch 2 or Hearthstone.

Battle.net is the official desktop app for Blizzard games.

Since its release, the app has had multiple known issues.

Some of the known issues are error codes, failed automatic updates, and more.

In this guide, you’ll learn what is error code BLZBNTAGT000008FC on Battle.net and how to fix it.

What is error code BLZBNTAGT000008FC?


Error code BLZBNTAGT000008FC means that there is a conflict with one or more of your programs or services.

It could also mean that your security program has mistakenly identified the login module as a threat.

The error message happens when you try to install a game or log in to it.

It can also happen if you’re trying to switch to online or offline mode.

There are multiple complaints about the error code on Twitter and the Blizzard forums.

“Hey @BlizzardCSEU_EN, Hearthstone randomly disappeared from my computer and when I try to install it, this error message comes up: Error Code: BLZBNTAGT000008FC”.

“I am getting a BLZBNTAGT000008FC error while trying to launch HotS, which says it needs to be installed. I tried following the steps to fix it, without any success”.

How to fix error code BLZBNTAGT000008FC on Battle.net

To fix error code BLZBNTAGT000008FC on Battle.net, you need to try restarting your computer, uninstalling/disabling security programs or uninstalling and reinstalling Battle.net.

You can also try resetting the WMI repository or contacting Blizzard support (if all else fails).

Fix 1: Restart your computer

  • Restarting your computer will resolve issues caused by certain programs or services that are running in the background.

Source: Blizzard Support Article ID: 23637

Fix 2: Uninstall or disable security programs

  • Run Windows Security > Virus & threat protection > Virus & threat protection settings > Manage settings > Real-time protection > Off.

Source: Blizzard Support Article ID: 23637

Fix 3: Uninstall and reinstall Battle.net

Source: Blizzard Support Article ID: 23637

Fix 4: Reset the WMI Repository

  1. Run “cmd” using Windows Search and enter the following one at a time and press enter:
  2. net stop winmgmt
  3. winmgmt /resetrepository
  4. net start winmgmt
  5. Restart your computer.

Source: Blizzard Support Article ID: 23637

Fix 5: Contact Blizzard support

Further reading

How to Fix BLZBNTAGT00000870 on Battle.net

How to Fix Can’t Invite Friends in Overwatch 2

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