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Article ID: 905588 - Last Review: September 28, 2011 - Revision: 5.0

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INTRODUCTION

This article lists the minimum system requirements that your computer must have to run Microsoft Fable: The Lost Chapters.

Note You can increase the overall performance of your computer if your computer exceeds the minimum system requirements. Therefore, you can increase the overall performance of the game if your computer exceeds the minimum system requirements.

RESOLUTION

Minimum system requirements

To play Fable: The Lost Chapters, your computer must meet or exceed the following minimum system requirements:
  • One of the following Windows XP operating systems:
    • Windows XP Home Edition
    • Windows XP Professional
    • Windows XP Media Center Edition
  • A computer that has a 1.4 gigahertz (GHz) equivalent or a later version processor.
  • Microsoft DirectX 9.0 or a later version of Microsoft DirectX. Microsoft DirectX 9.0c is installed by Fable: The Lost Chapters.
  • 256 megabytes (MB) of system RAM.
  • 3 gigabytes (GB) of available hard disk space.
  • 32x speed or faster CD-ROM drive.
  • 64 MB shader-capable video card.
  • A sound card and either a set of speakers or a set of headphones are required for audio.
  • A Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device.
To determine whether your computer meets the minimum system requirements to play Fable: The Lost Chapters, you can use the DirectX 9.0 Diagnostic Tool (Dxdiag.exe). To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type dxdiag.exe in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. Click the System tab. Note the Processor and Memory values.
  3. Click the Display tab. Then, under Device, note the name of the video card and the Approx. Total Memory value.
  4. Click Exit.

Supported video hardware

To play Fable: The Lost Chapters, your video hardware must have access to a minimum of 64 MB of memory. Additionally, your video hardware must support Hardware Pixel and Vertex Shaders. Finally, your video hardware must pass a system check when you start the game. If you receive the following error message, your video hardware did not pass the system check, and your hardware is not supported by Fable: The Lost Chapters:
We are sorry, but your computer's video hardware is below the recommended minimum spec for this game. If you wish to upgrade your computer, please contact your computer manufacturer for any necessary help.
If your video hardware meets the memory requirement and passes the system check when you start Fable: The Lost Chapters, your video hardware is supported by the game. If you experience a graphics issue when you play the game, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
905587  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/905587/ ) Troubleshoot graphics issues in Fable: The Lost Chapters

Unsupported video hardware

The following is a list of video hardware that was known to be unsupported at the time that Fable: The Lost Chapters was released:
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Video card manufacturerVideo card model
3DFXVoodoo 1, Voodoo 2, Banshee, Voodoo 3, Voodoo 4, Voodoo 5, Rush
3D LabsGLiNT 300SX, GLiNT 500TX, GLiNT, Permedia, GLiNT MX, Permedia 2, GLiNT G1, Oxygen Series R3, Oxygen Series R4, Oxygen Series Gamma2, Permedia 2, Permedia 1, Permedia 3, Permedia 4
ATIRadeon, Radeon FireGL, Radeon 7500, Radeon 7000 VE, Radeon Mobility 7500, Radeon Mobility VE, Mach 32, IGP 340M, Mach 64, Rage Pro, Rage XC, Rage XL, Rage XC, Rage XL, Rage II, Rage II+, Rage IIC, Rage LT Pro, Rage LT, Rage Mobility, Rage Mobility 128, Rage 128 Pro, Rage Fury Pro/MAXX, Rage 128
ChromaticMPact
CirrusGD7548, GD5430, GD5434, GD5436, GD5446, GD5480, CL5462, GD5464, GD5465, GD5446, CL6729, GD7543, CL4610, CL4614
CompaqQVision
Digital TGATGA2
Intel810, 810e, 815, 740, 752, 830M, 845G, 855GM, 865G
MatroxMillennium, Mystique, Millennium II, G100 PCI, G100 AGP, G200 PCI, G200 AGP, Fusion G450, G400/450, Mistral, G550
NeoMagic128, 128ZV, 128XD, 256AV, 256ZX, 256XL
Number 9Revolution 3D, Revolution IV
nVidiaRiva 128, NV 1, NV 2, Riva 128 ZX, TNT, TNT Vanta, TNT2 Aladdin, TNT2, TNT2, Ultra, TNT2 M64, GeForce 256, GeForce 256 DDR, GeForce 256 Ultra, GeForce 256, Quadro, GeForce2 MX, GeForce2 MX DDR, GeForce2 Go, GeForce2 Quadro, GeForce2, GeForce2 Ti, GeForce2 Ultra, GeForce4 MX 460, GeForce4 MX 440, GeForce4 MX 420, GeForce4 MX 440SE, GeForce4 MX 4000, GeForce4 Go 440, GeForce4 Go 420, GeForce4 Quadro4, GeForce4 Go 440, GeForce4 Quadro 200, GeForce4 Quadro 550, GeForce4 MX 440SE, GeForce4 MX 460, GeForce4 MX 448 Go, GeForce4 Quadro 580, GeForce4 Quadro 280, GeForce4 Quadro 380, nForce, nForce2
RenditionVerite 1000, Verite 2100
S3Savage 2000, Savage 3D, Savage 3D S3, Savage 3D S4, Savage4 ProSavage, ProSavage, Savage MX, Savage IX, SuperSavage 128 MX, SuperSavage 128 IX, SuperSavage 128, IX DDR, SuperSavage IX, SuperSavage IX DDR, SuperSavage IXC SDR, SuperSavage, IXC DDR, Virge, Trio 64, Trio 64 Plus, Aurora 128, Trio 64 DX, Trio 3D, Virge DXGX, Virge GX2, Trio3D, Virge MXC, Virge MX, Graphics Twister
Silicon MotionLynx 3DM, Lynx 3D SIS 6215
SIS6205, 305, 530, 6326, 650, 315, 760
St MicroelectronicsKyro1, Kyro2
TridentCyberBlade i7, CyberBlade XP, Cyber9320, Cyber9388, Cyber9397, Cyber9397 DVD, Cyber, Cyber9520, Cyber9520 DVD, CyberBlade E4, Cyber9385, 975, 9753, 3D Image, Blade 3D, CyberBlade XPm
TSENGET4000, ET6000, ET6300
VIACLE266, KM400, VIA S3G, KN400
Video LogicPowerVR, PowerVR2
VolarVolar V8, Volar V5
WeitekP9000, P9100

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