This happened to me as well. After I got booted off trying to explore a system, the launcher vanished.
Originally Posted by lewakopaka
Anyway with the server being down a came across a new problem. For some reason, I can no longer find the launcher anywhere on my computer. Is anyone else having this problem, is it just me not knowing where to look, or is this expected with a down server. Don't hate me for asking an honest question.