Installation of ACRE for ARMA 2 (CO)

This is a guide on how to install ACRE [Advanced Combat Radio Environment] for ARMA 2 (CO) with ACE.

Teamspeak 3 –
Six Updater 2.0 –
Arma 2 + Operation Arrow Head (Steam or Stand Alone)


Open Six updater and select @ACRE from the Mods tab, then hit Add Selected; You will notice to the left side you will have two additional items under your ACE selections as below.


From here Click on the Action menu and make sure install or update is selected, then press Run ‘Install or Update’, from this point the messagebox below the mods window will start downloading ACRE and JayArma2Lib and install. They will appear green in the menu when up to date.

Teamspeak Configuration

Copy the acre.dll (or acre_x64.dll) from C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\arma 2 operation arrowhead\@ACRE\ts3 plugin ; into your teamspeak plugins folder located in C:\Program Files (x86)\TeamSpeak 3 Client\plugins

In teamspeak Click Settings then Plugins and make sure your ACRE Plugin is selected as below:


If so continue on.

Arma 2 Configuration

Go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\arma 2 operation arrowhead\@JayArma2Lib and copy dsound.dll into this folder C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\arma 2 operation arrowhead

Copy your existing Arma 2 ACE Shortcut and paste a new copy, name it so you know its the ACRE version and make sure you have the following string as your launch string:

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\arma 2 operation arrowhead\ArmA2OA.exe" -window -nosplash "-mod=C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\arma 2;Expansion;@CBA;@ACEX_USNavy;@ACEX;@ACE;@ACEX_SM;@ACEX_RU;@Maps;@JayArmA2Lib;@ACRE

Launch Arma 2 from the shortcut you just created. Make sure you see the following on the left and right when you load up:




That’s it for the installation!