Since the release of Patch 2.4
, Blizzard has recommended to players that they delete the contents of their Addons and WTF folders to ease the transition to the changes made with the new content patch. I've had a few people ask me how this is done, so here it is, folks; how to start from scratch.
First off, it might help to understand where your addons live and how your preferences are stored. The guts
of your addons live in the Addons directory, the working parts so to speak. When you configure your addons, these preferences are stored in the WTF directory, which also provides a home for your macros, video settings and any other preferences you are able to change. In order to truly "start from scratch", you will need to remove all traces of your addons and their associated settings. This can present some frustration
to those of you who don't want to reconfigure all of your settings, but it is part of the price paid for patches.
Keep reading to find out how you can do some spring cleaning
in your World of Warcraft
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