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Article ID: 916659 - Last Review: September 29, 2011 - Revision: 4.0

SYMPTOMS

When you try to start Microsoft Fable: The Lost Chapters PC, you may receive the following error message:
Fable has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
If you click the click here link in the dialog box, you receive the following error signature:
Error signature:
AppName: fable.exe
AppVer: 25.7.13.149
ModName: unknown
ModVer: 0.0.0.0
Offset: 00000000

CAUSE

This issue may occur if the Creative SoundBlaster Audigy card drivers are not up to date.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, download and then install the latest sound card drivers. To do this, visit the following Creative Web site:
http://us.creative.com/support/downloads (http://us.creative.com/support/downloads)
Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.
If you cannot determine which sound drivers to download, contact the manufacturer of the computer or the sound card manufacturer. For more information about how to contact the manufacturer of the computer, see the "More information" section.

To determine the name and the provider of the sound driver that you are using on Microsoft Windows XP, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type dxdiag, and then click OK.
  2. Click the Sound tab.
  3. Under Device, note the name of the graphics adapter and the name of the manufacturer.
To determine the name and the provider of the sound driver that you are using on Windows Vista, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start
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    the Start button
    , type dxdiag in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.

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    User Account Control permission
    If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue.
  2. Click the Sound tab.
  3. Under Device, make a note of the name of the graphics adapter and the name of the manufacturer.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
303032  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/303032/ ) Games: The game stops responding or quits unexpectedly
For information about your hardware manufacturer, visit the following Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/vendors/en-us (http://support.microsoft.com/gp/vendors/en-us)
The information and the solution in this document represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation on these issues as of the date of publication. This solution is available through Microsoft or through a third-party provider. Microsoft does not specifically recommend any third-party provider or third-party solution that this article might describe. There might also be other third-party providers or third-party solutions that this article does not describe. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, this information should not be interpreted to be a commitment by Microsoft. Microsoft cannot guarantee or endorse the accuracy of any information or of any solution that is presented by Microsoft or by any mentioned third-party provider.

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The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

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