How can I fix the Battle.NET error code 2 quickly?
1. Check if Blizzard Battle.NET is down
First, check if there’s a more general Blizzard Battle.NET outage with Downdetector.
Open Blizzard Battle.NET’s Downdetector page within a browser. That page will tell you if there’s a general Battle.NET outage or not.
If so, you’ll need to wait for Blizzard to resolve the matter.
2. Disable third-party antivirus software shields
To ensure a third-party antivirus utility isn’t quarantining Battle.NET app files, try disabling that software.
Right-click the antivirus utility’s system tray icon to select a context menu option that will temporarily disable its shield.
Alternatively, open the antivirus software to find a disable option on its settings tab.
3. Uninstall third-party firewall software
- Press the Windows key + R hotkey to launch Run.
- Open Programs and Features by entering appwiz.cpl in the Open box and clicking OK.
- Next, select your third-party firewall software.
- Click the Uninstall button and Yes on confirmation prompts.
- Restart Windows after uninstalling the third-party firewall software.
4. Change the default region for your Battle.NET account
- Open your Battle.NET launcher software.
- Click your user account name at the top left of the Battle.NET window to open the menu shown directly below.
- Select the Log Out option.
- Click the globe button on the login window to select a different server region.
- Enter your account details, and click the Log in button.
- Thereafter, try playing an online session for the game the issue arises for.
5. Use the Scan and Repair option
- Open the Battle.NET window.
- Next, select the game error code 2 arises for in Battle.NET.
- Click Options to open the menu in the shot directly below.
- Then select the Scan and Repair option for the game.
- Press the Begin Scan option to confirm.
6. Close background programs before opening Battle.NET
- Right-click your taskbar to select the Task Manager option.
- Select any superfluous program listed within apps on the Processes tab.
- Click End Task to close all background apps that are running.
- In addition, try closing some superfluous background processes listed on the Processes tab that could be conflicting with Battle.NET.
7. Power Cycle your modem/router
Try shutting down your PC and unplugging your router & modem when Battle.NET error code 2 arises.
Wait a few minutes, and then reconnect your modem and router. Wait until all the router’s connection lights are back on.
Then turn on your desktop or laptop, and launch a Battle.NET game to see if the issue persists.
Those are some of the more likely fixes for resolving Battle.NET error code 2.