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A2 Racer IV: The Cop's Revenge

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A2 Racer IV: The Cop's Revenge
A2 Racer IV: The Cop's Revenge cover
Davilex Games
Release dates
Windows 2001
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Controls Direct control
Genres Racing
Themes Contemporary, Europe
Series A2 Racer, Autobahn Raser
A2 Racer IV: The Cop's Revenge on MobyGames
A2 Racer
Subseries of Davilex Racer Series
A2 Racer 1997
A2 Racer II 1998
A2 Racer III: Europa Tour 2000
A2 Racer IV: The Cop's Revenge 2001
A2 Racer: World Challenge 2003

A2 Racer IV: The Cop's Revenge is a singleplayer racing game in the A2 Racer and Autobahn Raser series.

It was released as Autobahn Raser III: Die Polizei schlägt zurück! in Germany and A2 Racer: De Politie slaat terug in Netherlands.


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SaveGame0.RCR[Note 1]




Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Issues fixed

Menu works on newer versions of Windows, but won't enter a race

Use DgVoodoo as renderer[citation needed]
  1. Download dgVoodoo 2
  2. Copy the files dgVoodooCpl.exe, DDraw.dll and D3DImm.dll.
  3. Go to the installation directory.
  4. Paste the files into the installation directory.
  5. Optional: Use dgVoodooCpl.exe to increase resolution or apply other visual improvements.

Input exception

Full error message: Input exception in: D:\Work\InputLib\prog\CKeyboardDevice.cpp (216) DIError : Failed to get keyboard data

Close explorer.exe each time the game is started[citation needed]
  1. Hit ctrl+alt+esc on your keyboard to open Task manager
  2. Go to the "Details" tab.
  3. Type "explorer", and press the delete button.
  4. Confirm with "End process".
  5. Do this with every instance of explorer.exe listed.
  6. Now start the game using Task Manager.
  7. Go to "File", then click "Run new task".
  8. Browse to the games' executable <path-to-game>\A2Racer4.exe.
  9. Press OK.
  10. When the game is closed down, you'll need to start explorer.exe again.
  11. Go to File, Run new task in Task Manager.
  12. Type "explorer".
  13. The Windows taskbar and desktop should now reappear.

Other information


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98, 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 80 MB


  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).