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.zip folder problem?
« on: January 06, 2012, 10:02:50 AM »
Hey guys I got a problem with zip folders I can't seen to run them properly. All it does is take me to the main screen.this isfrustrating because I use game hunter and that's all I see when I download roms. Any help/suggestions?

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Re: .zip folder problem?
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2012, 06:24:03 PM »
Are there any other contents inside the zip file besides the rom? Sometimes there is a textfile with the roms too, the text file can confuse the emulator since theres only meant to be the rom file in there. :)
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Re: .zip folder problem?
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2012, 07:15:16 PM »
I fixed the problem with Game Hunter files in the update before last (I've been using them without problem on my phone without unzipping).  I am betting the problem is something else.  You can check by unzipping Mario64 and then running the unzipped ROM (if it still crashes, then it is not a problem with the zip file).  Let me know, and I'll post a test for you to run to try and track down the problem.
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Re: .zip folder problem?
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2012, 02:30:41 PM »
Are there any other contents inside the zip file besides the rom? Sometimes there is a textfile with the roms too, the text file can confuse the emulator since theres only meant to be the rom file in there. :)

Yeah i went into the zip files and deleted the readme stuff. I tried to start up the ROM's and that didnt seem to work, but thanks for your suggestion.

Paul thanks for your reply, I'll try to unzip them by tonight and see if that works. One thing though is that Mario 64 seems to be the only one that works, along with one more. I can't seem to get any others working like the GBA games and such.
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Re: .zip folder problem?
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2012, 02:57:56 PM »
Are there any other contents inside the zip file besides the rom? Sometimes there is a textfile with the roms too, the text file can confuse the emulator since theres only meant to be the rom file in there. :)

...can't seem to get any others working like the GBA games and such.

That would be your problem, this is an N64 emulator not a GBA emulator. It only works with N64 games.

If you want a GBA emulator I recommend checking out gameboid.
http://slideme.org/application/gameboid
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Re: .zip folder problem?
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2012, 03:17:36 PM »
Yes, that is the likely problem in your case.  That being said, not all games work anyway, so you might still run into the crash for some of them (most ROMs will not crash immediately on load for most devices, but a lot of games have graphics glitches or just run too slow to be playable).

Anyway, if you do run into immediate crashing again in the future, be sure to check out this thread for some basic troubleshooting.  If that doesn't help, then feel free to post more bug reports (I'm keeping a list, and will tackle them as I have time).
Device: Samsung Galaxy Nexus i515
CPU: TI OMAP4460, 1.2 GHz (dual core, ARM Cortex-A9)
GPU: PowerVR SGX540, 307 MHz
RAM: 1 GB
Resolution: 720 x 1280
Rom: omni-4.4.4-20141014-toro-FML KitKat 4.4.4, rooted

Device: Eee PC 1015PEM
CPU: Intel Atom N550, 1.5 GHz (dual core, x86)
GPU: Intel GMA 3150, 200 MHz (dual core)
RAM: 2GB
Resolution: 1024 x 600
Rom: android-x86-4.3-20130725 Jelly Bean 4.3, rooted