Star Wars The Old Republic PC Crashes, Crash to Desktop (CTD), Errors, Freezing, Lagging, Launch Crash, Poor FPS, Black screen, No Sound Fixes
- Created on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 08:03
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- Written by DARK
In the Star Wars The old Republic, plays Star Wars The Old Republic and be the hero of your own Star Wars saga in a story-driven massively-multiplayer online game from BioWare and LucasArts. Explore an age thousands of years before the rise of Darth Vader when war between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire divides the galaxy. Choose to be a Jedi, a Sith, or from a variety of other classic Star Wars roles, and make decisions which define your personal story and determine your path down the light or dark side of the Force. Along the way you will befriend courageous companions who will fight at your side or possibly betray you based on your actions. Together, you will battle enemies in dynamic Star Wars combat and team up with other players to overcome incredible challenges.
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First of all be sure your system meets the Star Wars The Old Republic Require System Hardware and Software.
Star Wars: The Old Republic System Requirements
- OS: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or 7 (32bits/64bits)
- CPU: Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4000+ or Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz
- GPU Memory: 256 MB with 3.0 Pixel Shaders or Better
- RAM: 2GB or Better
- Graphics Card: NVIDIA 7800, ATI X1800 and Intel 4100 Integrated Graphics or Better
- Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
- Hard Drive: 8GB free disk space
- DirectX: Version 9.0c
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Problem 1: Star Wars The Old Republic Client Stuck at Downloading Fix
Possible Solution 1: First of all, you need to let access firewall to SWTOR.exe or launcher.exe, to do this checks the guide here.
Possible Solution 2: While downloading the game, if client stuck, then keep disable your firewall and anti-virus programs. Don’t forget to enable them after complete the download.
Problem 2: Star Wars The Old Republic APPCRASH Error upon Launching, Black Screen and Blue Screen Fixes
When you launch the game an error “AAPCRASH” occurred and facing Black Screen and Blue Screen, to fix these issues please try these solutions.
Possible Solution 1: Try to Run the Star Wars The Old Republic in Administrator Mode by Right Clicking.
Possible Solution 2: Make a new account of your windows and then start the game.
Possible Solution 3: Try to run the game in low resolution.
Possible Solution 4: Install or Update Java software from Here.
Possible Solution 5: Make sure you have sufficient free space in game installation directory.
Possible Solution 6: Try to Disable Fullscreen Mode, to do this:
- Go to Star Wars The Old Republic Installation Directory
- Look for the file client_defaults.ini
- Open the File and Press Ctrl + F search for the following FullScreen=true
- You need to Change true to false to disable Fullscreen Mode.
Problem 3: Star Wars The Old Republic Where is Save Game?
Solution: Your save game file location is C:\Users\ABC\AppData\Local
Problem 4: Star Wars The Old Republic Game Crashes after Creating Character Fix
Possible Solution: If Star Wars the old Republic is crashing right after creating the character then run the game in windows mode (Watch Problem 2>Solution 6) and also run your game in low graphic settings especially resolution. Then start the game and create the Character, when successfully then set back your require settings.
Problem 5: Star Wars The Old Republic Crash to Desktop (CTD) and Crash on Startup Fixes
If you are facing Star Wars The Old Republic Crash to Desktop or Crash on startup then you should try these.
Possible Solution 1: Update your Graphic Cards Drivers.
Possible Solution 2: These problems also cause of SLI or Crossfire so turn off them.
Possible Solution 3: Make Turn off your anti-virus program before start the game.
Possible Solution 4: Disable Anti-Aliasing and Filtering
Possible Solution 5: Try to Disable V-sync
Possible Solution 6: Disable Background Applications
Possible Solution 7: Install or Update DirectX
Possible Solution 8: If you are using Dual Core or Quad Core Processors then try this:
- While the game running, get your game minimized by ALT+TAB
- Open Task Manager, Right click on Star Wars The Old Republic.exe and go to process
- Again Right Click and Set Affinity
- Check only core 0 and Core 1 only
Problem 6: Star Wars The Old Republic Install Error, Install Fails, Installation Freeze, Stuck while Installing or Cannot Install Error Fix
When an installation stalls, freezes or stutters, it could be related to a number of different factors. Below you can find some troubleshooting points which could assist in resolving the issue.
Possible Solution 1: If Star Wars The Old Republic isn’t installing and giving Install Error, Install Fails or Cannot Install. Actually these issues are cause of Microsoft C++, to fix these issues just uninstall them all (2005-2010). You can easily install them again so don’t worry to flush them.
Possible Solution 2: Run the game Setup “TORsetup.exe” by right clicking Running as Administrator.
Possible Solution 3: Also disable your antivirus program while game installation. In order to ensure that your anti-virus program is not interfering, we would recommend that you add the ‘TORsetup.exe’ to the exception list in the software directly.
Possible Solution 4: Disable all Background Applications, having a number of background applications open while you are installing Star Wars: The Old Republic affect the installation process. Depending on how your PC is set up, active Web Browsers, download and streaming media can all cause potential issues. Try shutting these applications down and then re-start the installation process once more to see if these are the cause of the issue.
Problem 7: Star Wars The Old Republic Error “Unable to create Temporary Workspace Files” Fix
Possible Solution: This message appears when you have not sufficient space in your installation drive. Your computer will need at least 2GB of free space on your Operating System drive (usually drive C:) at all times to run Star Wars The Old Republic regardless of whether the game is installed on that drive, or another one.
Problem 8: Star Wars The Old Republic Freezes or Freezes during the Intro Video Fixes
If Star Wars The Old Republic is freezing, then try following.
Possible Solution 1: Update Your Graphic Card Drivers
Possible Solution 2: Install or Update your DirectX
Possible Solution 3: If you are using Steam then a simple solution to verify the integrity and check the game cache to fix these problems.
Problem 9: Star Wars The Old Republic Cannot See Main Menu, Menu crashes and Dual Monitor Problems
Possible Solution: A common problem when playing on multiple screens. For now, the solution is to unplug other monitors and play on single screen. If that doesn’t work, try to play in windowed mode.
Problem 10: Star Wars The Old Republic NVidia Optimus Crashes the Game Fix
Possible Solution: If you’re using a laptop that’s using an NVidia Optimus card then, following these steps:
- Open the NVidia Control Panel
- Select a Task on the left side
- Open the 3D Settings tree, and select Manage 3D Settings
- On the right-hand panel, click the Program Settings tab.
- Under “1. Select a program…” click “Add”, navigate to your installation folder and navigate to the application/exe file.
- Under “2. Select the preferred graphics…”, choose “High-performance NVIDIA Processor”
- Apply these sitting and Launch the game.
Problem 11: Star Wars The Old Republic DirectX Fix
Possible Solution: If you want to update the current version of your Microsoft® DirectX® application or to see if there are any available, please check http://support.microsoft.com/kb/179113 for this information.
Problem 12: Star Wars The Old Republic has No Sound, Sound Flickering and Audio Fix
Possible Solution 1: Update your sound card drivers.
Possible Solution 2: If you are using Windows 7 then try is to go to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Sound > Communications Tab then select the Do Nothing radio button to permanently fix this issue.
Possible Solution 3: If you are on Windows XP then try to reduce hardware acceleration, or set your speakers to Stereo.
Possible Solution 4: If you're using Realtek audio drivers, updating to the latest available drivers usually solves the problems. In case you have Realtek sound card on board, you may experience disappearance of sound while playing the game. In that case try uninstalling the sound drivers and running the game on default sound drivers, see if you the sound comes back if it doesn’t try updating your sound card drivers.
Possible Solution 5: You can run Star Wars The Old Republic in 44k Stereo settings. For Change Settings (In Realtek) Go to Sound Manager>Properties>Advanced Settings here you can change the settings.
Possible Solution 6: You can also force the game to run in compatibility mode to fix this issue. Find the exe process in the Task Manager (Ctrl + Alt + Delete), and select the High Priory and hope the sound will work.
Problem 13: Star Wars The Old Republic Mouse Acceleration Problem, Mouse Reverse or Mouse Sensitivity Fixes
Possible Solution: If you are using high DPI Mouse Software like A4Tech, Razer, Microsoft etc. then try to disable the Mouse Software. You can also avoid these problems to reduce mouse sensitivity and Camera Speed.
Problem 14: Star Wars The Old Republic Low FPS, Low Performance and Lagging Fixes
Possible Solution 1: Close all background applications, to do this try these steps:
- In windows go to Run and type msconfig
- In msconfig go to Startup TAB and press Disable All button.
- Now go to Services TAB. Check Hide all Microsoft services and press the Disable all button.
- Apply the changes and press OK.
Possible Solution 2: You can also set your graphic settings to low, like disable VSync and Antialiasing in the NVidia Control Panel.
Possible Solution 3: These might be also your anti-virus problems. There are many anti-virus softwares that are not ideal for gaming so, keep disable them while start and playing the game.
Possible Solution 4: In the game, press ALT+TAB, open Task Manager, right Click on Star Wars The old Republic.exe, Go to Process, again Right Click on Star Wars The Old Republic.exe, Set Priory to High.
Problem 15: Star Wars The Old Republic High Latency Fix
Possible Solution 1: First of all you need to check the Server Status from Here. Join the server after checking the Status.
Possible Solution 2: At the beginning of game releasing, due to huge traffic on server, you can face off also high latency so be patience and try again later.
Possible Solution 3: Try to disable background applications, depending on the set-up of your PC, having background applications open while you try to play the game could affect your latency and in turn affect your gameplay experience. Web browsers, download and streaming media sites may all affect your latency. Try shutting down all of these applications and then restarting the game to check whether your background applications are contributing to your latency issue.
Possible Solution 4: Update all drivers of your pc to up to date, because some of the drivers that you have within your PC could be contributing to your latency issues. As such it is worth investing some time to ensure that all of your drivers are updated and current. In order to find out more about how to update a driver, please click here.
Possible Solution 5: It is also cause of your connection issue; a useful way to check this is to run a Trace route at a time where you are experiencing a latency issue. For more information on what a Traceroute is, along with how to perform one for your current operating system, please click here.
Possible Solution 6: This might be also your firewall problem. Due to the functionality of a Firewall, you may need to modify how it controls the connections that it maintains. In short – your Firewall may be viewing Star Wars: The Old Republic as a threat and is preventing you from accessing it. For more information on Firewall configuration, please click here.
Problem 16: Star Wars The Old Republic “Unable to Retrieve Patch Data” Error Fix
Possible Solution: While you updating or downloading the patch, you can get error “Unable to Retrieve the Patch”. To solve this issue just restart your Computer and start the launcher by “Run as Administrator”. Hope it will now working.
Problem 17: Star Wars The Old Republic Stuck in Gameplay Fix
If you are playing online and stuck in somewhere, then there are two ways to unstuck yourself:
Possible Solution 1: Type /stuck in the chat window, the system will then try to move your character to a close location. If it is unable to do that, it will kill your character and allow you to choose to revive at the nearest medcenter.
Possible Solution 2: Use your quick travel skill to allow you to travel to one of your known bind locations on your current planet.
What ports does Star Wars: The Old Republic use?
Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ to run you will need to have ports 8995 and 20000-30000 (TCP) opened in your router settings. In order to log into the game, your router needs to have specific ports open for it to work. If these ports are not open this may prevent you from accessing the game successfully. The port numbers that are required to do this are 8995, 12000-12999 and 20000-30000 (TCP). For specific information on how to open these ports on your particular router, please consult the router product manual or the manufacturer’s website directly.
How can I Check out the Server Status?
You can find the status of our servers here. Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ will regularly bring servers down for maintenance and to implement new content. If the servers are currently live, but you cannot connect to them, you may need to run Star Wars: The Old Republic as an administrator to resolve connection problems. If your computer is running Windows Vista or Windows 7 this setting is essential to ensure that the game has all the permissions it needs to install, patch and run successfully.
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