Splinter Cell Double Agent crashes when loading a single player game.
This is an application issue. You can work around this issue by creating a shortcut to launch the game as follows:
1) Navigate to the game install directory, then change to the sub-folder \SCDA-Offline\System
2) Create a shortcut to splintercell4.exe
3) Add "-ll" to the command line of the shortcut
4) Use this shortcut to launch the single player version of the game