Superbike 2001

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Superbike 2001
Superbike 2001 cover
Milestone S.r.l.
EA Sports
Release dates
Windows October 9, 2000
Superbike 2001 on Wikipedia


SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
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SBK-08: Superbike World Championship 2008
SBK-09: Superbike World Championship 2009
SBK X: Superbike World Championship 2010
SBK 2011: Superbike World Championship 2011
SBK Generations 2012


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

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location

Save game data location[edit]

System Location

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
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)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

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


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
6 Internet or LAN connection for multiplayer gaming

Issues fixed[edit]

Game crashes after loading track[edit]

Affects Windows XP and later.
Use unofficial patch[citation needed]

Use Superbike 2001 – Unofficial Patch.

Game crash on launch and freeze on loading tracks on modern operating systems (Windows 7,8,10)[edit]

This solution will make the game work but it will be lagged unfortunately no other solution is known to make the game work

  1. Download [1] dgvoodoo2.
  2. Copy D3DIMM.DLL,DDRAW.DLL from the \MS\x86\ folder to the game install directory.
  3. Set SBK2001.exe in Windows 98/ME compability mode.
  4. Set rendered mode in software in options graphics

Installer not run nvidia cards[edit]

Caused by the process nvcontainer.exe

  1. Perform the following steps while the game is running.
  2. Open the Task Manager.
  3. Make sure the "Details" tab is visible and activate it.
  4. Find the "SBK2001.exe" executable, right click it, and select "Analyze wait chain."
  5. In the window that appears, there will be the SBK2001.exe as well as other program(s) that cause(s) the installer to hang.
  6. Close those programs and the installer will continue normally.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98
Processor (CPU) 266 MHz / 300 MHz AMD-K6 processor
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB, plus space for saved games, Windows swap file, and DirectX 7.0 installation
Video card (GPU) High Color (16-bit), 2 MB PCI or AGP video card, with DirectX 7.0-compatible driver/ miniGL driver


  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]