Mega Man X5

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Mega Man X5
Mega Man X5 cover
Developers
Capcom
Publishers
Capcom
Release dates
Windows July 30, 2001
Mega Man X5 guide on StrategyWiki
Mega Man X5 on MobyGames
Mega Man X5 on Wikipedia

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
Mega Man X
Subseries of Mega Man
Mega Man X 1995
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Mega Man X4 1998
Mega Man X5 2001
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Rockman X7 2004
Mega Man X8 2005
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2018
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 2018

General information

MMKB, A large and detailed wiki for the series

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc v2 (2.30.031) DRM[Note 1].
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Platinummatthew's X5 Fix Removes disc checking so the game can be played on modern versions of windows.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 2]

Video settings[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Input settings[edit]

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
Japanese
Korean
Traditional Chinese

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 266 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 MB
Video card (GPU) 4 MB of VRAM
DirectX 6.0 compatible

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]
  2. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References