Starsky & Hutch

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Starsky & Hutch
Starsky & Hutch cover
Developers
Minds Eye Productions
Publishers
Vivendi Universal Games
Engines
RenderWare
Release dates
Windows June 13, 2003
Starsky & Hutch on Wikipedia

Warnings

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc v2 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]

Patch v1.32 for EU retail copy. US retail copy is already patched.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Empire Interactive\Starsky&Hutch

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Empire Interactive\Starsky&Hutch\Saves

Video[edit]

Display Configuration
Display Configuration

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
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
120+ FPS
High FPS can cause physics issues, and game crashes. See limit the framerate to 60 FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian
Portuguese
Also available in the Nestlé release

Issues fixed[edit]

Runtime Error At Junkyard on Season 1, Episode 3[edit]

Framerates over 60 FPS can cause a runtime error or a game crash.
Limit framerate to 60 FPS

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 450 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] or Windows 11 and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]

References