Troubleshooting "Download failed!" Error

Follow the steps below if you see this error in the Guild Wars 2 game launcher:

 

Download failed! Please check your internet connection and try again.

 

  1. Verify that you're connected to the internet with a broadband connection.
  2. Try adding “assetcdn.101.ArenaNetworks.com” to your firewall or security program’s list of allowed connections. The steps for doing this vary depending on what program you use. Contact the maker of your program if you need help.
  3. If you still can’t connect, try adding Guild Wars 2 to your antivirus or security program’s list of allowed programs. The steps for doing this vary depending on what program you use. Contact the maker of your program if you need help.

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