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Should I remove Star Wars The Old Republic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,995
United States Rank #1,450
Reach 0.3857%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.42 days
307.33 days >
Average installed length: 161.48 days


VersionDistribution 0.94% 0.80% 0.26% 0.26% 2.18% 1.13% 0.63% 0.11% 0.02% 1.13% 0.04% 1.11% 0.33% 0.04% 0.43% 0.44% 0.89% 0.07% 1.31% 0.54% 0.02% 1.05% 0.04% 0.39% 0.15% 1.72% 0.61% 0.11% 0.24% 0.65% 0.61% 0.44% 0.13% 1.26% 0.83% 0.11% 0.48% 0.28% 3.05% 2.18% 1.53% 0.59% 0.17% 2.39% 3.05% 0.72% 2.40% 3.20% 0.91% 2.02% 2.42%
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Star Wars The Old Republic

What is Star Wars The Old Republic?

Star Wars: The Old Republic is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game based in the Star Wars universe. Players join as members of either of the two main factions – the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire. Player advancement occurs by a combination of mission completion, exploration, and defeating enemies. New skills, unlocked by level, are taught by trainers and can be learned in game at a multitude of locations. Heroic missions exist that require the cooperation of multiple players to complete objectives, and can be repeated normally on a daily basis.


The most used version is, with over 14% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is launcher.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 1.77 MB (1,860,706 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.swtor.com
Help link: www.swtor.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Origin Games\Star Wars - The Old Republic\
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\BitRaider\brwc.exe id=swtor_swtor -bruninstall
Estimated size: 1.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Star Wars The Old Republic

Program executable:launcher.exe
Name:SWTOR Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\origin games\star wars - the old republic\launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • launcherRestartMsg.exe - LauncherRestartMsg (Launcher Restart Messaging)
  • launcherDiag.exe - LauncherDiag (Launcher Diagnostic Tool)
  • SWTORLaunch.dll - LauncherDLL (SWTOR Launcher DLL)
  • avcodec-53.dll
  • brwc_swtor.exe (by BitRaider) - BitRaider Distribution Web Client (BitRaider Web Client)
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • avformat-53.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • FixLauncher.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8A51573-E1F0-428B-84CD-BDAB7ED4F33C}' (runs on registration).
  • brwc_swtor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E63CBBD2-65F8-4F31-A19C-9AF6830D4CB6}' (runs on registration).
  • launcherDiag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_launcherDiag_1~AWRATSeraWoiB1~RTCELE2~ARGORPC'.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\BioWare\Star Wars - The Old Republic\launcher.exe'.

How do I remove Star Wars The Old Republic?

Quickly and completely remove Star Wars The Old Republic from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Star Wars The Old Republic from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Star Wars The Old Republic, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Star Wars The Old Republic.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.31%
Windows 8 47.67%
Windows Vista 1.31%
Windows XP 0.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.57%
Windows 8.1 22.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.79%
Windows 7 Professional 7.86%
Windows 10 Home 7.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.57%
  United Kingdom 5.52%
  France 5.16%
  Germany 4.70%
  Canada 4.11%
  Australia 1.97%
  Sweden 1.57%
  Netherlands 1.18%
  DK 1.12%
  Belgium 0.96%
  Norway 0.92%
  Brazil 0.89%
  Italy 0.82%
  Poland 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.45%
ASUS 17.10%
Acer 15.01%
Dell 13.97%
Toshiba 6.49%
Lenovo 6.07%
Alienware 4.70%
MSI 2.90%
Samsung 2.45%
Intel 0.82%
Medion 0.46%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.86%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.46%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.00%
MSI MS-7821 2.66%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.33%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.33%

About BioWare

BioWare is a video game developer owned by Electronic Arts and specializes in role-playing video games.
Publisher URL: www.bioware.com


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