Recently, a few users have complained about the error code BLZBNTAGT000008A4 while trying to update the Battle.net game on their Windows system. As we know, even now, numerous gamers are on the path of downloading and installing Battle.net titles, which may be one of your favourite games as well. Anyway, the same error indicates that your Battle.net failed to download the necessary files to install games like Diablo, World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Overwatch and more on your device.

According to some players, they were prevented from playing the game when the same error code appeared on the screen and were confused as to how to get rid of it. However, in this article, we have listed some solutions to quickly overcome your Battle.Net Error BLZBNTAGT000008A4. Then let’s have a look. 

Fix 1: Change the Region

The first attempt to resolve the Battle.Net Error BLZBNTAGT000008A4 issue is changing the game region and see the result. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open Battle.Net Launcher and click on the All Games option.
  • Then choose the problematic game, when the game starts downloading automatically, click on the Pause Download button.
  • Now click on the Globe icon (Region option) beside the game and choose a different region from the list. 
  • Once done, click on the Resume Download button and see if the changes helped in resolving the said issue or not.

Fix 2: Change DNS Server Settings

Sometimes simply changing the DNS server settings will help you to resolve the Battle.Net Error BLZBNTAGT000008A4 issue quickly. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open the Settings menu and click on the Network & Internet option. Change adapter settings
  • Inside the new screen, click on the Change adapter options to continue. 
  • On the new screen, select and right-click on your network connection and choose its Properties
  • Then select the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP /IPv4) option and click on the Properties button.
  • Next, click on the Use the following DNS server addresses option and change the Preferred DNS server to 1.1.1.1 and Alternative DNS server to 1.0.0.1
  • Once done, save the changes and see if the issue get eliminated.

Fix 3: Reset Winsock

Another solution to resolve the Battle.Net Error BLZBNTAGT000008A4 issue is resetting the Winsock on your system. To do so, 

  • Firstly, type “cmd” in your system search box and open the Command Prompt (with admin access) window from the search. cmd
  • Then type the following command to reset Winsock and press Enter

netsh winsock reset

  • Once done, see if the said issue resolved or not in your Battle.net

Fix 4: Flush DNS Cache

At times just flushing the DNS cache will help you escape from the same issue. To do so, 

  • Firstly, type “cmd” in your system search box and open the Command Prompt (with admin access) window from the search. 
  • Then type the following command to flush the DNS cache and press Enter, 

ipconfig /flushdns

  • Once done, restart the system and try again to install your favourite game.

Fix 5: Delete Battle.Net Folder

As per some suffered players deleting the Battle.Net folder helped them get rid of the Battle.Net Error BLZBNTAGT000008A4 issue easily. To do so, 

  • Firstly, exit from the Battle.net Launcher.
  • Then open the Task Manager menu and go to the Processes tab.
  • Now right-click on the battle.net.exe and click on the End task option from the sub-menu. 
  • Follow the above steps to delete Agent Process as well as all remaining Battle.net processes. 
  • Then press Windows +R to open the Run dialog box, type, %ProgramData% in the text box and press OK.
  • Inside the new screen, delete the Battle.net folder and delete the Agent folder. 
  • Next, go to the problematic game folder and select the Beta/WTF folder. 
  • And locate and delete the Config.WTF folder from the new screen.
  • Once done, open Battle.Net Launcher and see the result. 

Fix 6: Limit Network Bandwidth

Inconsistency of your internet speed may affect the installation of the game and lead to Battle.Net error BLZBNTAGT000008A4. In this case, you can limit the use of network bandwidth in the game settings. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open Battle.Net Launcher and select the Problematic game from the list. 
  • Then click on the Gear icon from the bottom right side of the screen and select Settings from the sub-menu.
  • Then scroll down to choose the Network Bandwidth section and select the Latest updates option.
  • Now set the speed limit between 300 to 500 and save the changes. 
  • Then restart the download and see the issue resolved. If yes, then you can reset the limit speed value to 0 and exit from the screen. 

Fix 7: Use Mini-Client Setup

Another solution to resolve the same issue is using the Mini-client setup of the game. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open your browser and go to the Battle.net shop page of the problematic game.
  • Inside the new screen, click on the Play for free button, and a mini-client setup will get downloaded now. 
  • Now open the downloaded file and, your Battle.net Launcher will get downloaded soon. 
  • Once done, try again to download or install any game on the launcher. 

Fix 8: Close Background Services

Sometimes unwanted background apps can prevent you from installing games on Battle.net. Here you need to launch Task Manager and select unwanted apps from the list and click on the End task option.

Fix 9: Disable Antivirus

As with all solutions, you can disable your antivirus program from the system and see if the problem get fixed or not. We do not encourage you to run the system without antivirus tool protection, so try this trick as a last resort.

These are all about the Battle.Net Error BLZBNTAGT000008A4 issue and its fixes. If you have any queries or concerns regarding this article, you can leave a comment in the comment box below.