Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Operations Essentials

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Operations Essentials
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Developers
Red Storm Entertainment
Publishers
Red Storm Entertainment
Release dates
Windows September 28, 2000
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 1998
Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear 1999
Rainbow Six: Covert Operations Essentials 2000
Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear: Black Thorn 2001
Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield 2003
Rainbow Six: Lockdown 2005
Rainbow Six: Vegas 2006
Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 2008
Rainbow Six Siege 2015

Key points

Online services are no longer available.

Availability[edit]

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

Essential improvements[edit]

External configuration.
External configuration.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Uncheck Show Movies in RSConfig.exe.

Playing the game under Windows 7 64bit[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Download the latest version of dgVoodoo 2.
  2. Extract dgVoodooSetup.exe, D3DImm.dll, and DDraw.dll to the installation folder.
  3. Launch dgVoodooSetup.exe and click the .\ button.
  4. Under the DirectX tab check Fast video memory access.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Red Storm Entertainment\Rogue Spear[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

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

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Advanced Graphics settings.
Advanced Graphics settings.
Graphics option Option 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
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Spanish
Fan translation, download.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16
Online play
16

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98, 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 266 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 550 MB (Additional 100 MB required for proper Windows swap file allocation)
Video card (GPU) 4 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7.0a compatible

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, 32-bit programs writing to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE will be redirected to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node (more details).
  2. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References