VisualBoyAdvance not loading any ROMs

Discussion in 'GBA - Emulation' started by Kniteshade, Sep 30, 2007.

  1. Kniteshade
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    Kniteshade Member

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    Apr 29, 2007
    Has this happened to anybody? I'll try and be as detailed as possible, but in a nutshell, I can't seem to run any .gba (or.gbc) on the program. The ROMs are fine, I tried with a different emulator (BoycottAdvance) and they run fine.

    I open VisualBoyAdvance. Everything's fine. But once I try to load a ROM it immediately doesn't respond and crashes. I've no idea what's wrong. I've been using VBA for 4 years now, possibly, and it just stops working recently, wtf. The only things I've recently installed on my PC are Messenger 8.1 (that forced update), Flash 8 Pro, and AVG Free. I also deleted Quicktime because it stopped Flash from loading up.

    It kinda sucks, since I can't find any other better emulator to replace VBA. BoycottAdvance has crappy sound and the graphics aren't fully emulated. no$gba always crashes on me.

    EDIT: Okay. I got VisualBoyAdvance to work again, I changed the Video render from DirectDraw to GDI. I'm guessing something is up with DirectDraw on my computer. Anybody know what could be wrong? =(
     
  2. Noitora

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    No Lol [​IMG]
     
  3. Psyfira

    Psyfira Credit: 0ml. Insert tea to continue

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    That... has to be the most unhelpful post I've ever seen [​IMG]

    Sadly I don't know much about the topic either (points for effort?). A quick bash on google says to try removing/renaming VBA's .ini file. If that doesn't work then try reinstalling DirectX.

    You might find something useful here: http://www.emulationhq.com/viewforum.php?f=3
     
  4. Kniteshade
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    Kniteshade Member

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    Apr 29, 2007
    Thanks, guys, I got it working again. It seems I had to install newer drivers for my graphic card.
     
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