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_______________________________ IMPORTANT ___________________ Adobe Flash Player is required to view Rockstar Games Social Club TV content fro m the Grand Theft Auto IV main menu. It is also required to Upload user generated Vid eos from within the Video Editor and to view the Online Social Club TV portal. Users running 64-bit editions of XP or Vista will need to install Adobe Flash Player from the 32-bit Internet Explorer. You can download the latest Adobe Flash Player here: http://www.macromedia.com/software/flash/about/ If you are running a 64-bit edition of XP you will need to install Windows Media Encoder 9 Series x64 Edition in order to play Grand Theft Auto IV. You can download this SDK here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=CC41218D-7E37-4546-BF0B -1276959EE3EF&displaylang=en _______________________________ CONTENTS ___________________ 1) SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS 2) INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 3) LINKS 4) Games for Windows – LIVE 5) DRIVERS 6) KNOWN ISSUES 7) CONTROLS 8) MULTIPLAYER 9) VIDEO EDITOR
8Ghz. and Microsoft's . Adobe Flash. Online play requires lo g-in to Games for Windows .NET Framework. AMD Athlon X2 64 2. req uires disc in drive to play (unlimited installations).5GB (Windows Vista) Free Hard Drive Space: 18GB Video Card: 512MB NVIDIA 8600 / 512MB ATI 3870 DirectX 9 compatible Surround Sound Card Keyboard Mouse Other Requirements: Initial activation requires internet connection.NET Framework 3. AMD Phenom X3 2.5GB Free Hard Drive Space: 16GB Video Card: 256MB NVidia 7900 / 256MB ATI X1900 DirectX 9 compatible Stereo Sound Card Keyboard Mouse Recommended Hardware Requirements: Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad 2. software installations requi red including Sony DADC SecuROM.5 Minimum Hardware Requirements: Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.4Ghz Memory: 1.10) INDEPENDENCE FM (USER RADIO) 11) BENCHMARKING 12) COMMAND LINE PARAMETERS 13) CONTACT AND SUPPORT INFORMATION 14) LEGAL INFORMATION ________________________________________________________________________ 1) SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS _______________________ Supported Operating Systems are: Windows Vista (plus Service Pack 1) Windows XP (plus Service Pack 3) plus DirectX 9 plus Microsoft .1Ghz Memory: 2GB (Windows XP) 2. DirectX. Games for Windows .LIVE. and Internet Explorer. ________________________________________________________________________ 2) INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS .4Ghz.LIVE and Rockstar Games Social Club (13+ to register).
we highly recommend that you sign up for both. make sure you have ‘Grand Theft A uto IV DVD’ (Disc 1) in your DVD drive. You will first need to install the Rockstar Games Social Club applica tion. You will next be prompted to sign up for your Rockstar Games Social C lub account. rockstargames. 7. Continue to follow the on-screen directions to install the game. The installation process is now complete. tournaments.LIVE account. The first time you launch Grand Theft Auto IV. you may create one now. Rockstar Games Social Club is a members-only destination for leaderboard s. virtual events. Please follow the on-screen directions. Please note that registration into either is not mandatory to play the single player campaign. After all files have been installed. ongoing special competitions.com/?c=GTA4 for details.rockstargames. but you are only required to log into the Rockstar Games Social Club website for multiplayer sessions and to upload videos. you will be prompted to enter your product key to perform a one-time product activation. share your own user-created videos on line.LIVE a ccount. you will need to connect to the internet to confirm that the release date of this software has passed. Steps: 1. Insert the ‘Grand Theft Auto IV DVD’ (Disc 1) into your DVD-ROM drive. In order to experience the maximum functionality of Grand Theft Auto IV PC. .com/support or activate. Next. In order to play Grand Theft Auto IV. 5. 8. 9. please visit www. Make sure to log into Social Club to enjoy online-enabled features. you will begin installation of Grand Theft Auto IV. MP3s a nd more goodies associated with Rockstar titles. 6. You will need one in order to enjoy online multiplayer a nd other LIVE features. 3. 10. and then launch the Rockstar Games Social Club application. You will next be prompted to sign up for a Games for Windows .LIVE and Rockstar Games Social Club. If you don t already have a Games for Windows ._______________________ During the Grand Theft Auto IV installation you will be prompted to register wit h Games for Windows . Sele ct ‘Play’ on the main Rockstar Games Social Club application screen to launch Grand Theft Auto IV. and compete and share stats with friends and other gamers. 4. including the ability to play multiplayer. 2. stats. The installation of Rockstar Games Social Club application is required t o install and play Grand Theft Auto IV. If you fail to connect or need to perform this step from a different com puter with internet access. Please foll ow the on-screen directions.
Go to www.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2da43d38-db71-4c1b-bc6a -9b6652cd92a3&DisplayLang=en .aspx?familyid=CC41218D-7E37-4546-BF0B -1276959EE3EF&displaylang=en .com/downloads/details.SecuROM http://www.microsoft.Windows Media Encoder 9 Series x64 Edition http://www. The LIVE service connects millions of gamers in 25 countries.microsoft.microsoft. and track gaming achievements.5 http://www.com/kb/322389 .rockstargames. If you already have a gamertag.com/support for details.Games for Windows http://go.Microsoft Support http://support. you can see your Friends’ games and activities.com/#/register . please visit www.securom.Microsoft . making it easy for gamers to find friends.com/products/flashplayer/ .Rockstar Games Social Club http://socialclub.rockstargames.microsoft.DirectX 9 http://www.com/downloads/details.com/fwlink/?LinkID=76017 .com/live for more information about LIVE and availability of LIVE in your region. Connecting to LIVE To connect to Games for Windows – LIVE. ________________________________________________________________________ 3) LINKS: _______________________ .Flash http://www.adobe.NET Framework 3.If you fail to connect or need to perform this step from a different com puter with internet access. Games for Windows – LIVE is a world-class online gaming network that offers online matchmaking using the patented TrueSkill™ enhanced matchmaking system. you need a high-speed Internet connection and a gamertag.gamesforwindows. games. you have what you .com/ ________________________________________________________________________ 4) Games for Windows – LIVE _______________________ Games for Windows – LIVE is the free online Windows gaming service that makes great games even better and connects you with your friends across Windows and Xbox 360®. and entertainment on either platform.aspx?FamilyId=333325FD-AE52-4E35-B531 -508D977D32A6&displaylang=en . communicate with other members regardless of whether they’re on Windows or Xbox 360. When you become a member of LIVE.microsoft.
3dlabs.com/ http://www.com/ NVIDIA http://www.com/ http://www.aopen. ________________________________________________________________________ 5) DRIVERS _______________________ We recommend using the latest drivers available.com/ http://www.com/ .iomagic.com/live/ familysettings.dell. you can get one fo r free.com/ I/O Magic http://www.msicomputer.LIVE ID associated with your gamertag.com/ Gainward http://www.com/ Canopus http://www.gainward.com/ http://www. Family Settings Family Settings in Games for Windows – LIVE complement Windows Vista® parental controls.com/ Asus http://www. go to www.com/ Jaton http://www.turtlebeach. System/Component Manufacturers Dell Gateway Hewlett-Packard IBM Intel VIA Technologies Audio Hardware Providers/Manufacturers Cirrus Logic (Crystal) Creative Labs/Ensoniq ESS Tech VIA Technologies Turtle Beach Video Hardware Providers/Manufacturers 3Dlabs http://www.nvidia.com/ http://www.amd.ibm.cirruslogic.viatech.com/ http://www.com/ http://www.com/ Leadtek http://www.com/ Silicon Integrated Systems Corporation (SiS) http://www.com/ Guillemot/Hercules http://www.com/ ATI http://www. If you don’t have one.need to connect to Games for Windows – LIVE – simply log in with your Windows .canopus.pny.jaton.com/ http://www.com/ AOPEN http://www.com/ Matrox http://www.gamesforwindows.gateway.com/ Micro-Star International (MSI) http://www.com/ http://www.intel.com/live.esstech.leadtek.com/ http://www.sis.asus.matrox.creative. To sign up. For more information.creative.com/ Creative Labs http://www.com/ PNY http://www. go to www.viatech. Manage your child’s access and experience with easy and flexible tools.gamesforwindows.hp.guillemot.com/ http://www.
On occasion the water will jitter rapidly.Enter Map Zoom .visiontek.jsp http://www. 1900 or less series cards: Cars do not show damage. You can restart the game to resolve this issue.Hold / Toggle Crouch .com.VIA Technologies VisionTek http://www.Mouse Wheel Place Waypoint .via. 3870 X2: Rain drops show up as bright white / red dots on screen Crossfire game side bugs: Interior and Night time shadows blink until approached. 6000/7000 series cards: Cars do not show damage. When transitioning from interior to exterior the screen will pulse with different intensities of light for a few seconds. ________________________________________________________________________ 7) CONTROLS _______________________ PC specific controls settings in the Pause Menu include: Mouse Sensitivity Mouse Wheel Sensitivity Mouse Aim .Off / On Always Sprint .com/ ________________________________________________________________________ 6) KNOWN ISSUES _______________________ NVIDIA: General: Occasionally the tree leaves will appear as square boxes. Changing the resolution or minimizing the game can sometimes result in v isual corruption. 3600 series cards: Can show very noticeable banding.Right Mouse Button .Hold / Toggle Invert Mouse . ATI: General: A slightly visible diagonal line appears across the screen.Arrow Keys Accept .Esc Up / Left / Down / Right .Toggle / Hold KEYBOARD / MOUSE: FRONT END Enter / Exit Pause Menu .tw/en/index.
G Look Behind .Left Mouse Button (Hold) + Mouse Movement GENERAL Change Camera .Wheel Up Zoom Out (While Aiming) .Grab And Drag Map .F2 ON FOOT Sprint .B Turn Off Radio .E Next Weapon .Space Attack / Shoot .F Action .Right Mouse Button Next Weapon .Left Mouse Button Enter Vehicle .Q Reload .A Move Up .Backspace Radar Zoom .Left Mouse Button Helicopter Shoot .Left Ctrl Enter / Exit Cover .Left Mouse Button Free Aim .W Move Down .Wheel Down Move Right .D Move Left .Left Shift Lean Back .C Change Camera .Wheel Up Previous Weapon .A Steer Right .Caps Lock Next Radio Station .R Zoom In (While Aiming) .Z Headlights .C Zoom In (While Aiming) .Space Lean Forward .W / S Horn .Wheel Up Zoom Out (While Aiming) .Left Shift Jump .Y Definition .Wheel Down Text Chat Team .F Shoot .Right Mouse Button VEHICLES Steer Left .D Accelerate .T Look Behind .S Handbrake .H Hotwire .R .V Cell Phone (Take Out) .X Drop Weapon (GTA Race Only) .Up Arrow Cell Phone (Put Away) .Q Previous Weapon .N Previous Song (Independence FM) .U Text Chat All .P Clip Capture .Wheel Down Crouch Left .Wheel Up Previous Radio Station .Wheel Down Next Song (Independence FM) .Left Ctrl Exit Vehicle .V Cinematic Camera .S Free Aim / Melee Lock On .W Brake .
Handbrake Left Stick .Cinematic Camera/Mobile Phone Back/Hangup A button .Accelerate Right Bumper .7 Heavy Weapon .Hold R-Mouse and Move Shoot .Numpad 4 / Numpad 6 Bank Left / Right .Pick Up/Context Right Trigger .Brake/Reverse Left Bumper .Horn/Engage Slow Motion while in Cinematic Camera Right Stick button .4 Submachine Gun .Fire Weapon/(Half Hold) Free Aim Right Bumper .Change Weapon/(Hold) Headlights D-pad UP .Steering Right Stick .Cycle Camera Modes/(Hold) Capture Clip START button .2 Handgun .Fire Weapon Right Trigger .0 CONTROLLER: IN VEHICLE Left Trigger .Space WEAPON SHORTCUTS Unarmed .Mobile Phone Down/Skip Mobile Conversation/Zoom Out Mini-Ma p/(Hold) Turn Off Radio D-pad LEFT .Next Radio Station/(Hold) Next User Song D-pad DOWN .Numpad 8 / Numpad 2 Rotate Camera .HELICOPTERS Throttle Up / Down .8 Grenade / Molotov .A / D Pitch Forward / Back .Pause Menu ON FOOT Left Trigger .5 (Also Works in Vehicle) Automatic Rifle .Mobile Phone Up/Use Mobile Phone D-pad RIGHT .Handbrake/Mobile Phone Forward/Answer X button .Numpad 0 / Left Mouse Button COMBAT Target Lock .Look Behind Y button .Q Block (While Locked On) .Enter/Exit Cover Left Stick .Left Mouse Button Punch 2 .Exit Vehicle B button .Crouch .R Kick (While Locked On) .Right Mouse Button Punch 1 .Movement Right Stick .6 Sniper Rifle .1 Melee .Previous Radio Station/(Hold) Previous User Song BACK button .Target Lock On/(Half Hold) Free Aim Left Bumper .9 (Also Works in Vehicle) Special .Rotate Camera/Aiming Left Stick button .Rotate Camera/Switch Targets Left Stick button .3 (Also Works in Vehicle) Shotgun .W / S Rotate Left / Right .
each with numerous options to help you tailor your experie nce any way you like.Enter Vehicle/Mount Ladder/Melee (Alternative Punch/Counter) B button .Mobile Phone Up/Use Mobile Phone D-pad RIGHT .Mobile Phone Down/Skip Mobile Conversation/Zoom Out Mini-Ma p D-pad LEFT . Custom Match Another exciting new feature to Grand Theft Auto IV PC is Custom Match. Create Match. across an array of varied multiplayer games.Next Weapon D-pad DOWN . When you know which types of multiplayer matches you enjoy playing.Cycle Camera Modes/(Hold) Capture Clip START button . including Party Mode.Pause Menu ________________________________________________________________________ 8) MULTIPLAYER _______________________ All of Liberty City is a playground for you to cause chaos with up to 31 of your friends. Get to be the best an d you may receive some prizes from Rockstar in upcoming multiplayer tournaments. or Custom .Reload Weapon/Mobile Phone Back/Hangup/Melee (Punch/Counter) A button . you can select yo ur options and search for lobbies that fit your criteria. you can now choose Quick Match.Look Behind/Zoom Aim (When Targeting) Y button . There are 15 modes to choose from.Previous Weapon BACK button .(Hold) Run/(Tap) Sprint/Mobile Phone Forward/Answer/Melee (Bl ock/Dodge) X button .Jump/Climb/Melee (Kick) D-pad UP . you can accumulate some bragging rights when your achievements are stored and documented in the Social Club.Right Stick button . From the cell phone. One Man Army: Deathmatch Mafiya Work Car Jack City Race GTA Race Free Mode Teamwork: Team Deathmatch Team Mafiya Work Team Car Jack City Turf War Cops ‘n’ Crooks Co-op: Hangman’s NOOSE Deal Breaker Bomb da Base II When you start to get really good.
The interface for the Custom Match pops up in its own screen. text and tr ansitions.rockstargames. and transitions. Launching the Video Editor To launch the Video Editor. please refer to the Multiplayer.Match. You can then share your video(s) with others to view and rate in Rockstar Games Social Club TV. Your raw footage clips appear on the left side of the screen. add music. and other features typically found in video editing suites. you also have the option to turn off this feature altogether. make rea l time edits and render those clips out as WMV movie files. Clip Capture At any time during the game (single or multiplayer). Here you can name your video. after which you jump into a separat e menu to view and edit your clips. press the F2 key to dump a chunk of footage to your hard drive. Editor Selecting Editor allows you to create a video from your raw clips. In addition. The upper right po rtion of the screen is the storyboard editing space. Note that if you ha ve a slower machine. For detailed information on online multiplayer and Custom Match.com/IV/PC ________________________________________________________________________ 9) VIDEO EDITOR _______________________ The all new Video Editor feature allows you to capture in-game footage. similar to the lobby interface. the clip should be about 30 seconds to a minute long. Ca ptured footage will be the action that occurs PRIOR to pressing F2. A prompt w ill let you know that any unsaved data will be lost. You arrive at this screen with the following choice s: • Clips • Editor • Gallery • Upload • Online Clips All the raw footage you ve captured in-game can be viewed quickly in the Clips section. including controls and options. string multiple clips together. titles. There are standard DVD style controls for video playback. Drag and drop your clip footage i . Depending on how data intensive things are in the world at that time.pdf file included on your Grand Theft Auto IV game disc or visit: http://www. you can hold down the right mouse button to move the camera and view your clip from alternate angles and then update your clip thumbnail making it easy to organize your clips. call it up using your in-game cell phone. The clips can also be spliced together into a video complete with post effects like music.
. Quick Scan . After accessing Independence FM as you would with any other in-game radio statio n. make sure you have at least one clip in th e storyboard editing space and then hit the Web option in Export To Gallery. The Video Editor is a full featured tool. Simply place your non DRM’ed MP3s. plays back exactly as the y are in the folder. and adjust audio and speed settings. view the Video-Edito r. Online The “Online” section will minimize Grand Theft Auto IV and will take you directly to the Rockstar Games Social Club TV website using your default web browser. You can add markers within your clips which allow you to place cameras and filte rs. Gallery The section labeled Gallery contains all of the complete. you can now select your own favorite songs to play thro ugh the in-game radio station Independence FM.” players can submit their exported web videos to the Social Club.nto the storyboard to create a video.pdf file included on your Grand Theft Auto IV game disc or visit: www. exported videos. The thumbnails on th e right side of the screen are arranged with the most recent ones appearing at the top. By de fault.com/IV/PC ________________________________________________________________________ 10) INDEPENDENCE FM (USER RADIO) _______________________ For the first time ever. or M4As (or shortcuts to your music folders) in the file location below: My Documents\Rockstar Games\GTA IV\User Music Note: Quicktime or iTunes needs to be installed for M4A support. you will also have the following options in the Audio tab of the Pause Menu: Scanning Modes Enable Auto Scan .Set this to ON to perform a Quick Scan automatically on game startup. For more details. The left side of the screen shows local videos that you have create d. Upload In the section labeled “Upload.rockstargames. To quickly create a video for upload. the last exported video is displayed in the preview window. The right side is a web portal displaying all the videos that you have uploaded. There you can view clips others have uploaded as well as rate clips and comment on the m.Reads the audio files within your folder. Double click a thumbnail on the storyboard to edit it. WMAs.
Plays through audio files randomly with radio adverts and DJ banter in between tracks. Upon completion. To run benchmarking from the command line.Plays through audio files randomly. performs additional analysis to enhance user experience. Users can specify which Clip to run the benchmark utility with by adding the File ID to the end of the command line option. If the clip file you wish to benchmark is named 081105203237.Complete Scan . Radio . the tool will display the results in-game as well as writing the results to a file in: MyDocuments\RockstarGames\GTAIV\Benchmarks\ Command line: Benchmarking can also be run using command line parameters from outside of the game. can skip songs. ________________________________________________________________________ 11) BENCHMARKING _______________________ General: In-Game: Benchmarking can be run from the Graphics section of the start or pause menu.Plays through audio files as they appear in your folder.Reads the audio files within your folder. can skip s ongs. Create a shortcut to this executable on your desktop. Ex.exe". cannot skip songs. Click OK and double click the shortcut you have created to run the benchmarking utility. enter "-be nchmark" at the end of the executable s path. Shuffle .clp. enter -benchmark 081105203237 in the target field at the end of the executable s path. Clip files are located in My Documents\Rockstar Games\GTA IV\Vid eos\Clips. Upon completion the game will exit and write the results to a file in: MyDocuments\RockstarGames\GTAIV\Benchmarks\ Output: ====Statistics==== Average FPS: Duration: CPU Usage: System memory usage: Video memory usage: ====Graphics Settings==== Video Mode: Texture Quality: Render Quality: . enter the directory where you have installed GTA IV and locate the executable "LaunchGTAIV. Right click the shortcut and select "Properties". Within the "Target" field. Play Modes Sequential .
–refreshrate 6 Runs the benchmark tool and immediately exits ga .View Distance: Detail Distance: ====Hardware==== Operating System: Video Adapter: Audio Adapter: CPU: ________________________________________________________________________ 12) COMMAND LINE PARAMETERS _______________________ Tools: -benchmark: me.rockstargames. (0-2) Set the view distance of the game (0-99) Set the detail quality of the game.com/support Force high-end CPU audio footprint Force low-end CPU audio footprint Force fullscreen mode Force windowed mode Set amount of physical Video Memory(ex.9) -percentvidmem: GTA Audio: -fullspecaudio: -minspecaudio: System: -noprecache: Disable precache of resources -nomemrestrict: Disable memory restrictions ________________________________________________________________________ 13) CONTACT AND SUPPORT INFORMATION _______________________ For support please visit: http://www. -help: Graphics: -renderquality: -shadowdensity: -texturequality: -viewdistance: -detailquality: -novblank: -norestrictions: -width: -height: ) -safemode: -frameLimit: own to 60HZ) -refreshrate: 0) -fullscreen: -windowed: -availablevidmem: vidmem 0. (0-4) Set the shadow density of the game. (0-99) Disable wait for vblank (No Vsync) Do not limit graphics settings Set width of main render window (default is 800) Set height of main render window (default is 600 Run the graphics in the lowest setting possible Limit frame to interval of refresh rate (ex If refreshrate is 60HZ –frameLimit 1 = Locks d Set the refresh rate of main render window – Warning . (0-16) Set the texture quality of the game.Monitor must support (ex. –available Percentage of video memory to make available to Display list of all command line options Set the render quality of the game.
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