Le Mans 24 Hours

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Le Mans 24 Hours
Le Mans 24 Hours cover
Melbourne House[1][2]
Release dates
Windows May 24, 2002
Le Mans 24 Hours on Wikipedia
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This page is for the 2002 Dreamcast/PlayStation 2 port,[3] originally released as Test Drive Le Mans. For the 2000 game by Eutechnyx that was released for the PlayStation and PC, see Test Drive Le Mans.

General information

Official website (retrieved)


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
The game comes with 2 executables, running Lemans2000_Win32_rel.exe bypasses the CD check

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
From 640x480 to 1600x1200
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
Game locked at 30FPS, no way to change it in the settings

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Widescreen fix[4]
  1. Run Lemans.exe but don't launch the game.
  2. Open Lemans.exe with a hex editor such as HxD.
  3. Press Ctrl+ Shift+R and select Lemans.exe.
  4. Press Ctrl+F and set Datatype to Hex-values.
  5. Search for 80020000E001 and click OK.
  6. Keep pressing F3 until there's a 200300005802 value on the next line.
  7. Replace the 80020000E001 value with:
    • 00050000D002 for 1280x720
    • 000500000003 for 1280x768
    • 000500002003 for 1280x800
    • 000500000004 for 1280x1024
    • 560500000003 for 1366x768
    • A00500008403 for 1440x900
    • 400600008403 for 1600x900
    • 900600001A04 for 1680x1050
    • 800700003804 for 1920x1080
    • 80070000B004 for 1920x1200
    • More values available here
  8. Save the file.
  9. Go to the resolution selection window and select 640x480x32@60.


This change isn't permanent, so performing this edit is required before every launch.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Controller support is disabled by default, remapping the keys to controller buttons is necessary
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller settings are not saved, it is needed to reconfigure them each time the game is started
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Game music, Sound effects, Menu music.
Surround sound
Mono and stereo only.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
Horizontal split screen.
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8.1
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, Me, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 333 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible


  1. 1.0 1.1 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).