The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2000

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The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2000
The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2000 cover
Developers
Electronic Arts UK
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Release dates
Windows October 1, 1999
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Perspectives Text-based, Top-down view, Bird's-eye view
Controls Menu-based
Genres Sports, Strategy
Sports Football (Soccer)
Art styles Realistic
Series The F.A. Premier League Football Manager
The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2000 on MobyGames
The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2000 on Wikipedia
The F.A. Premier League Football Manager
Subseries of FIFA
The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 99 1999
The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2000 1999
The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2001 2000
The F.A. Premier League Manager 2002 2001
Total Club Manager (series)
FIFA Manager (series)

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).

Key points

Released in Germany as Bundesliga 2000: Der Fussball-Manager and in France as LNF Manager 2000.
Installing on 64-bit systems requires a workaround. See Installing on 64-bit versions of Windows.
Game does not work in Windows 8 and 10.[1]

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc DRM[Note 1]
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).
This game is not available digitally.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

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

Video settings[edit]

3D setup found in <path-to-game>\setup
3D setup found in <path-to-game>\setup
In-game settings
In-game settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Stretched. Menus, matches and FMVs run in 640x480 only.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Different camera angles can be selected during the match.
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 dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Mouse and keyboard are required to play the game.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Frontend Music can be turned ON and OFF only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Text based game.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Sound keeps playing.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
10 Versus, Hot seat
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Installing on 64-bit versions of Windows[edit]

Installer not working on 64-bit machines[4]
  1. Copy the content in the game CD/ISO to a new folder on your desktop.
  2. Download InstallShield 3 shortcut from this link.
  3. Open and extract the downloaded file (setup32.exe) to Setup\English folder found in the extracted CD/ISO content.
  4. Double click on setup32.exe and install the game.
If nothing happens when starting setup32.exe, open the task manager and right click on the setup32.exe process, then click on Go to Details, right click on Setup32.exe again and then Analyze Wait Chain. Close any exe processes preventing the installer to launch.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 6.1
Glide
Software renderer
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
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 166 Mhz MMX
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) PCI or AGP video card with DirectDraw compatible driver
1 MB of VRAM
DirectX 6.1 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 6.1 compatible sound card
Other 4x CD-ROM drive

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[2] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[3]
  2. 2.0 2.1 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).

References

  1. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-02-24
    Tested the game on Windows 10 Pro 64-bit version 1909, also tried using dgvoodoo but the game does not launch and shows an error message
  2. Not Loading in Windows 10; this will break thousands of - Microsoft Community - last accessed on 2017-01-16
  3. Microsoft - MS15-097: Description of the security update for the graphics component in Windows: September 8, 2015 - last accessed on 2018-02-16
  4. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-02-08
    Windows 64-bit machines installer fix