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 have suggested to no avail. What should I do?

  • Have you updated the game? Can you start with the lowest graphic settings? What OS are you using? – Doktoro Reichard May 21 '14 at 22:31

This has worked for me on several installs:

  1. Add launcher.exe, fixlauncher.exe, and swtor.exe to your antivirus and firewall whitelists.
  2. Configure all 3 to run as Administrator and compatibility mode for the next lowest Windows version — i.e., Windows 7 SP1 if you're running Windows 8/8.1. You do this in Properties for the executable.
  3. Reboot.
  4. Run FixLauncher.
  5. Run the launcher. Leave it while it updates and restarts itself.
  6. Login and play!
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