Star Wars: The Old Republic is an MMORPG developed by Bioware that is set approximately 300 years after the events of the Knights of the Old Republic, more than 3,500 years before the movies.

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Background download stuck at 99%?

I've been playing SW:TOR for about a week now, and the game has been completing the download in the background. It stopped at 99.18% downloaded three days ago. Now, I'm level ten and finished on my ...
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Paying credits after a failled spacemission

When you start a spacemission you have to pay some credits to go to the destination. If I die during a spacemission and I press the button "retry mission". Do I have to pay that money again, or can I ...
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Gree Enclave Reputation Vendor available?

The Patch Notes from patch 2.7 says. New Legacy Offhands are now available from the Gree Enclave Galactic Reputation Vendor. The Gree Event isn't available right now. But can I still buy the ...
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What is the most beneficial buff for a Juggernaut Tank?

When you finish the second chapter of your class quest, your class buff is available to every character in your Legacy. Since I am close to finishing Chapter 3 and want to level a new Toon, I am ...
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Which crew skills complement each other?

I was wondering, which of the crew skills are complementary? Like mining and smelting in WoW, which gets the components for which?
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Which companions have romance options?

SWTOR seems to have many romance options, and many opportunities to flirt with NPCs. Listing all of the NPCs you can sleep with seems to be a unexpectedly large list outside the scope of this site, ...
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SWTOR Launch Problems

Every time I press the play button on the launch screen, the launcher closes but the game never shows up. I've tried all the things Bio-ware suggested. I've even tried some of the stuff other people ...
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Bolster for level for stealth in < 55 Warzone

If I am in a lower level warzone, then all out gear is bolstered. But what about levels re stealth? If I am 30 and they are 54 is their chance of seeing me like a lvl 55 looking at a lvl 55 or a lvl ...
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What does buying Treek offer?

In the Cartel Market on Fleet you can buy a contract from a little Robot for 1 Million Credits that will lead to a quest that will eventually unlock Treek, a new companion. What kind of companion is ...
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What affection is required for companion quests?

I've hit the far side of the halfway mark in SWTOR, and though I've been lugging Khem Val for most of that (complaining every step of the way), I've yet to be asked to go on any quests for him. I'm ...
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The number of character slots per server

Is it possible to have 16 characters on 1 server? I know that normally (as a subscriber) you get 12 slots. But can you buy more than 12 slots per server? This way I can get all advanced classes on ...
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What happens to your legacy when you transfer characters in SWTOR?

My server is just ridiculous sometimes. So I have looked intensively into another server and things are quite better there. So I have 2 higher level characters (55, 30+) on this server. What happens ...
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How does the first part of “Intimidating Presence” work?

In the Juggernaut Tank Tree, there is a skill called "Intimidating Presence". Within this skill, there is a part that confuses me, which I highlighted: So how does this exactly work? I have ...
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When are you supposed to get your complimentary Cartel Points?

I bought the game on 28th of January. When I activated the game, I got immediately the complimentary 500 Cartel Points. After that, I entered the Game Time Card I bought in a Store on 26th of ...
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Companion affection limits

With regards to the companion affection limit, if I have got maximum affection from my companion, is there any penalty for losing affection? Also, whilst my companion has maximum affection for me, ...
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Why does all the Basic Commendation Gear from Vendors have no Defense?

I am a Level 55 Juggernaut Tank and was looking at the appropriate Vendor for my class and specialization. I had to find out, that the Gear from those Vendors have 0 Defense on it, except 1 Belt and 1 ...
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Is it possible to get Cartel Coins from any other source?

Various items can be purchased in-game using Cartel Coins from the in-game Black Market. I have noticed that it is possible to get certain items marked as 'Cartel Items' (for example a minor ...
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Does the Operations Training Dummy hit back?

Through my legacy I can unlock a Training Dummy that simulates combat within an operation. Now for a DPS Character it might be enough to test damage, but for me as tank it would be important to know ...
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Binding Ctrl+Shift+F

I'm trying to bind CTRL + Shift + F to one of my quickbar 4 slots but it won't register the key command. CTRL + F works, as does Shift + F. I'm using the Razer Blackwidow ultimate keyboard and naga ...
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How do you get the recipe for Advanced Might Hilt 31 (and other weapon modifications)?

I see people offering it on GTN, but none of them is willing to share where you actually get those recipes. So where can I learn the recipe for making Hilts/Mods/Enhancements or Armorings beyond 28 ...
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Do the procs of PvP Items trigger in PVE?

I bought a PvP Relic for my tank, for use in PvE. After using it for a while, I never actually recognized any buffs coming from it, but I might have just overlooked it in the heat of the battle. So ...
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In space combat, how do you disable shielded targets?

I'm playing the space battles and I can't seem to disable shielded targets. When I shoot at them (I assume it's them as they're yellow outlined reticules) they flash blue. I'm guessing you need a ...
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Does targeting the bridge and engines of capital ships do anything?

In the space missions, some of the targetable points on the capital ships (destroyers and frigates) seem to include the bridge and other points on the hull that are shielded (blue when hit by ...
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Which files do I have to back up to not lose my Security Key?

I am using the Security Application for Android via BlueStacks so I get the extra 100 Cartel Points per Month. This works fine, but I had to enter multiple codes into the app and the account to make ...
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Where can I buy this speeder bike?

I am looking for this specific model since quite a while, but was unable to find it ingame. A google search turned up a lot of stuff from SWG, but I couldn't find a location for SWTOR.
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Is it possible to get a mount/speeder before lvl 25?

I am currently lvl 16 in my first play through of Star Wars the Old Republic. In visiting the trainer, I see that when I reach lvl 25, I can buy the speeder skill and then purchase a speeder. On the ...
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Extreme graphics lag outdoors after 2.6 patch

This is a problem I've faced since the latest 2.6 Starfighter patch. The game runs smoothly as long as I'm indoors or in a flashpoint, but on large outdoor maps - Hoth, Belsavis, Hutta, Alderaan - ...
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Do Legacy XP Bonus unlocks affect Legacy XP?

In the game, there are character perks that allow you to unlock XP Bonuses for different activities in the game, such as Space Combat, PvP, Flashpoints and a lot of other events. But do those also ...
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Taunt icons for individual chartarcter

When I'm asked to taunt a group of bad guys, I'm not sure what I should be doing. I couldn't find any icon that does that, there is a default icon to it or it's per unit type? One breed crumb ...
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What exactly is the difference between orange and purple gear?

Purple Gear is always more expensive due to being more rare (which is imho debatable when sold by a vendor, but that just as a side note). Both, orange and purple items allow modifications to change ...
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How do I stop the launcher bringing up the UAC prompt every time?

Every time I start The Old Republic launcher/updater, it throws up the UAC prompt. Is this normal? If it isn't (or is I suppose), how do I prevent it without disabling UAC?
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Can I run The Old Republic without an Administrator account?

Stupidly long story short... I have access to Windows 7 computer that I can only log into with a "Guest" account. The Guest account does not have Administrator access. Star Wars: The Old Republic ...
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In the Star Wars timeline, when does SW:TOR take place?

The old republic era in general goes from 25,053 BBY to 1000 BBY. But when exactly does the game take place in relation to Episode 1 of the Star Wars Movie Saga? Are any of the movie characters born ...
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How can I run the launcher without administrator privileges? [duplicate]

This is pretty much a similar case to How do I stop the launcher bringing up the UAC prompt every time? but under Windows 8. I tried to go through the steps and install the shims for the launcher, ...
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How does the mission distribution of some Crewskills work?

I have Archeology. Sometimes I can select a mission to gain Artifact Fragments, sometimes not. How does this exactly work? When is such a mission available and when not? Is it pure luck? Does it ...
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What is the use of the Pilot's Armor in SW:TOR?

After buying and subscribing to Star Wars - The Old Republic, I received multiple packages with Pilot's Armor. What is the use of this Armor and why is it called Adaptive Armor? Is it of any use for ...
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mission reward items for vette: slicing armored or civilian?

What is the difference between the different mission rewards for the "Leaving Korriban" mission, in Star Wars the Old Republic? There are three options: Armored Slicing Civilian There doesn't ...
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How do I stop C2-N2 from attacking?

As a Smuggler/Gunslinger, I have no healing ability but my ship droid C2-N2. I do cybertech, so he's very well equipped. Trouble is, C2-N2 will run in and punch opponents drawing aggro to himself. ...
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Are any crew skills profitable on their own without the GTN in SW:TOR?

Are any crew skills profitable on their own without the GTN in SW:TOR? I am speaking of both crafting and missions. Are any of the crew skills (in any combination) generally profitable (making more ...
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What does a “Full” server mean?

I have a friend who played Star Wars: The Old Republic during the prerelease window. His characters are on one of the really early servers. Now that the game has been released and other people are ...
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Do other (none-primary) attributes affect my character?

In Star Wars: The Old Republic, there exist datacrons which provide a permanent stat boost to your character. Different datacrons enhance different attributes. My main is a Sith Inquisitor. I can see ...
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How do you obtain a security key in Star Wars: The Old Republic?

I know the security key is optional but I can't seem to figure out how to get one... I tried the in-game vendor but it wouldn't let me even access his stuff. Also, once you have one, how onerous is ...
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I'm level 50 and prefer solo play, what now?

So, a few days ago my Sith Marauder reached level 50. I generally prefer solo play (yes, I know the second M in MMORPG is for multiplayer, but I'm one of those players who enjoys playing for the ...
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What colors of lightsaber are there (and where can I get them)?

Seeing this question How do I get a Magenta Lightsaber Crystal?, I see that there are more lightsaber colors than I thought. I know there are: Red Yellow Purple Green Blue Yellow + Dark center ...
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Can the green/black color crystal from Razer be used with all my characters?

Buying a Razer peripheral for The Old Republic gives you access to a green/black color crystal. As with the yellow/black preorder crystal, do I get one for every character I create? Is it bind on ...
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Is there a way to dodge the one-time passwords?

I find it quite annoying that every now and then, when I log in to my SWTOR account, Bioware asks me to enter a one-time password sent to my e-mail address. I find that quite annoying. I doubt there ...
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How are PvP servers different?

My guild has joined a PvP server, and I'm not really a PvP player. I'm wondering how does PvP work? Will I get ganked whilst out and about? Will I lose all my items when I'm killed?
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What is the quickest way to get to the Fleet?

Once you get your starship in SWTOR to go from a planet to the Fleet (or another planet) you have to: go to the spaceport, up to the planet's orbital platform, run to your hanger, to your ship ...
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How does Artificing work?

So I've played around with Artificing a bit, but can't seem to make anything useful. I've looked around a bit, and found some neat schematic guides, but I don't know how to learn these schematics, and ...
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How does hard mode work?

From what I heard, flashpoints have a "hard mode". How do I activate it? How much harder is it? Do all flashpoints have it? Are there other differences between normal mode and hard mode I should know ...