This will allow do a integrity check on the file you downloaded.
After it's done it will automatically run Wo W-0.3.0.10522-en to patch the PTR. Always start up the PTR from the inside the "World of Warcraft Public Test" folder. It will repeat the process of opening the Launcher , downloading an update , applying until it is at the latest build.
4) After the downloader has completed downloading into the folder "184.108.40.20674 US PTR Installer" open that folder and run "Blizzard Updater.exe" 5) Choose any location with enough space to install the PTR client onto (15-20gb free space) 6) The installer will install the 3.01 PTR inside a folder called "World of Warcraft Public Test" folder.
This folder should be installed outside your live wow folder.
For Mac OS X replace with 0) If you are reinstalling drag any files starting with "Wo W-0.3.0" in your "World of Warcraft Public Test" folder to a safe location EG the desktop. This step is to make sure your registry is all up to date 3) Run the downloader file (Wo W-220.127.116.1174-PTR-US-Installer-downloader.exe) .
1) Delete any and all "wowtest" and "World of Warcraft Public Test" folders you may have. It will ask you for a location for where to put the "18.104.22.16874 US PTR Installer" folder.
HOW TO INSTALL THE PTR IF YOU HAVE A PTR FOLDER FROM LAST TIME SCROLL DOWN IF INSTALLING FOR THE FIRST TIME: This is copy and pasted from last content patch we had. Please note I don't know what all the patch file names are as mirrors aren't up yet for me to check against.
Also this guide assumes you want to reinstall the PTR hence step 1.
This has been confirmed by a Blizzard poster here : The PTRs are using a new system wherein a permanent copy of the game client can be kept on your hard drive.
As you connect to the Public Test Realm, the latest build of the PTR will be automatically downloaded to your computer.
Patch 6.2.4 is now ready for testing on the Public Test Realms (PTR).
Participating on the Public Test Realms lets you test a patch before it has been released on live realms.
Just wait until the PTR launcher has stopped updating. IF YOU STILL HAVE A PTR FOLDER FROM LAST TIME For the last few PTR's Blizzard have actually made it possible to update your Old PTR folder.