Fable III for PC: "Improper shut down detected" error
When you start Fable III for PC, the game may close unexpectedly, and you receive the following error message:
Improper shutdown detected
If this problem persists, please check the README file.
This problem can occur for one of the following reasons:
- Fable III for PC did not select the correct video resolution
- You select an unsupported video resolution in-game
- You select an unsupported video setting in-game
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
- Click Start, and then click All Programs.
- Click Games, and then click Games Explorer.
- Right-click Fable III, and then click Configure Video Options.
- Click to select a different Screen Resolution, and then click OK.
- If the issue continues to occur, repeat the previous steps and select a different video resolution.
You can also try to click the Re-detect Settings
button to run the benchmark test. The test will determine the best display settings for your video card.
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Article ID: 2546531 - Last Review: 07/11/2011 15:43:00 - Revision: 5.1
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