Citra crashing (Omega Ruby)

When trying to open Omega Ruby, the game loads shaders and stuff and then the screen blacks, the speed starts dropping and Citra closes. I already played the game with no issues using Canary (because Nightly happened the same thing as now)

System Information

  • Operating System: Windows 11, 64 bits
  • CPU: Intel(R) Core™ i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz 1.80 GHz
  • GPU: Only drivers
  • Citra Version: Citra Canary 2463
  • Game: Omega Ruby

citra_log.txt (22.5 KB)

GL_VERSION: 4.3.0 - Build 23.20.16.4973
^ This driver is out of date. To update, download and install gfx_win_101.2121.exe from Intel® 6th-10th Gen Processor Graphics - Windows
Mirror download: https://downloadmirror.intel.com/774409/gfx_win_101.2121.exe

Let me know if you encounter any issues during the installation.

IntelGFX.log (9.0 KB)
This error happened, it says that I have a blocked driver

Also, I don’t know if this is normal, but in the mirror dowload it says this:

Citra had another update, so I did updated the file, but it still doesn’t work. The gfx file recommended by @emufan_4568 doesnt work either. I searched for the intel graphics installer, it says that the drivers are in date (as in this image):

System Information

  • Operating System: Windows 11, 64 bits
  • CPU: Intel(R) Core™ i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz 1.80 GHz
  • GPU: Only drivers
  • Citra Version: Citra Canary 2466
  • Game: Omega Ruby

citra_log.txt (27.1 KB)

Appologies for the delay, can you try this link instead https://downloadmirror.intel.com/764512/gfx_win_101.2115.exe the old one is indeed dead

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GL_VERSION: 4.3.0 - Build 23.20.16.4973
^ This driver is from 5 years ago. About the definition of out of date. however, the reason why that driver assistant is telling you otherwise, is because your laptop’s manufacturer put their own properietary version of Intel’s driver on your system, probably 4 years ago. This driver then tells other driver programs and Windows that it is definitely up-to-date, so that your laptop’s manufacturer doesn’t need to keep testing new Intel drivers and verify them for their old devices that they’re no longer selling. Since that would cost them time and money. They also make it so that you cannot install any other driver normally, because fuck you! So yea, they purposefully lie to you and your operating system to save a buck, shocker.

Luckily, we can get around that by manually installing a legacy driver (ironic, since this “legacy” driver is newer than your current one). Follow these steps:

Download win64_25.20.100.6373.zip from Legacy Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows® 10
Mirror download: https://downloadmirror.intel.com/28289/a08/win64_25.20.100.6373.zip

Then follow this guide to install it: https://www.howtogeek.com/343287/how-to-fix-the-driver-being-installed-is-not-validated-for-this-computer-on-intel-computers/

Now you should be able to install the latest DCH drivers directly:
Download and install gfx_win_101.2115.exe from Intel® 6th-10th Gen Processor Graphics - Windows
Mirror download: https://downloadmirror.intel.com/764512/gfx_win_101.2115.ex

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GOD! FINALLY! It worked! Thank you so much, both @emufan_4568 and @SleepingSnake for helping me with all this mess :smiley:

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