1. Game fails to start. Right click the game icon - properties.
Tick Run as Admin.
Select Compatability Tab and set to Windows XP service pack 2.
2. Game fails to start (black screen) it could be a sound failure.
Go to your Control Panel and choose sound.
Right click in the window and choose "Show Disabled Devices".
Go to the Recording Tab and set the Stereo Mix as enabled if disabled.
3. Manual pdf download here or find it in the docs folder of your installed game.