Fatal Error on startup

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  • Fatal Error on startup

    This is the error I get when trying to start the game. Can anyone help me fix this please?

    Windows 10 (x64) 10.0 Java: 1.8.0_131 amd64 -H:4096 -D:3072 (Steam)
    Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz, Alienware 17 R4, 16255 MB (4225 MB Heap)
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 20190505000000.000000-000
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 530 20161110000000.000000-000
    (0) Speakers / Headphones (Realtek Audio), 7POINT1, 8, 48000
    Error initializing FMOD: 0
    de.jiw.fmod.core.FModException: An invalid object handle was used.
    at de.jiw.fmod.wrapper.lowlevel.LowLevelSystem.setOutput(Native Method)
    at de.jiw.fmod.wrapper.lowlevel.LowLevelSystem.setOutput(LowLevelSystem.java:129)
    at content.audio.c.d(SourceFile:173)
    at content.audio.c.<init>(SourceFile:117)
    at content.Game.initSoundState(SourceFile:3223)
    at w.h.b(SourceFile:87)
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source)
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
  • This issue indicates that the audio device could not be initialized properly. Usually this either happens if there is a configuration issue in Windows, or a driver issue.
    Please try this: Rightclick on the small speaker icon in the lower right corner of the Desktop -> Sounds -> go to "Playback" and disable all unused devices (rightclick on them -> disable). Also make sure that the correct device is selected as default device (select it and hit "Set Default").

    If that doesn't help, please try to download and install the latest audio driver from the alienware homepage.