Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix cover
Developers
EA Bright Light
macOS (OS X) TransGaming Inc.
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Engines
Bright Light Halogen
Release dates
Windows June 25, 2007
macOS (OS X) (Cider) August 17, 2007
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix guide on StrategyWiki
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix on MobyGames
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix on Wikipedia

Warnings

The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
SecuROM v7 DRM
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Electronic Arts\Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix\
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Electronic Arts\Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix\HPOOTP\
macOS (OS X)

Video settings[edit]

General Settings
General Settings
Video Settings
Video Settings
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Highest supported resolution is 1920x1080. Widescreen resolutions can be hacked. See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
See Widescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
See Widescreen resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Pre-rendered cutscenes are locked at 30 FPS.
500 FPS cap.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Custom resolution
  1. In the settings select 640x480 for 4:3 aspect ratio or 1920x1080 for 16:9. Otherwise image will be stretched.
  2. Use Cheat Engine and select the game's process.
  3. Add the addresses 008AE1E4 and 008AE1E8 with type 4 Bytes and set them to your desired resolution, though it must be less or equal to your display resolution. These are the width and height of the rendering resolution.
  4. Add the addresses 00B94AF8 and 00B94AFC with type 4 Bytes and set them to your display resolution. These are the width and height of the screen resolution.
  5. If you use another aspect ratio, add the addresses 008AE1DC and 00E6E544 with type Float and set both to Width / Height, e.g. 2.37 for 2560x1080. These are the post processing and rendering aspect ratios respectively.

Input settings[edit]

Input Settings
Input Settings

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Issues fixed[edit]

Choppy animations[edit]

Turn off v-sync[citation needed]

Disable v-sync through the graphics card control panel.

Stuck quests[edit]

Stuck quests[citation needed]
  1. Go to main menu.
  2. Select your save to continue.
  3. Make sure difficulty isn't set to Hard before loading.

Notes

Do not play with Hard difficulty. When Hard difficulty is active, NPCs sometimes don't move in the necessary way that progresses a quest/task and will remain in place. Turning difficulty to Normal fixes this.
One example of this is the quest where you meet Fred and George in the Transfiguration Courtyard, and after learning "Stupefy" have to duel a Slytherin student. Upon defeating him, he stands in place indefinitely instead of running away causing you to be stuck in the cutscene.
Another example is when you have to sneak into Umbridge's office for Ginny using the invisibility cloak. When you knock the pots off the tables, the students stand in place instead of moving towards the broken pots, preventing you from advancing the quest.

1920x1080 resolution unavailable from video settings[edit]

Force Resolution[1]

Copy the contents of the rar file into installation folder.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.

save files[edit]

A complete (100%) save file.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce2
ATI Radeon 7000
32 MB of VRAM

References

  1. Reference