Citra will not open upon a new install

Citra just shows a command box then closes

System Information

  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel(R) HD Graphics 530
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
  • Citra Version (found in title bar): can’t tell as it refuses to load up but should be the latest one
  • Game: Never got to book a game
  • Screenshot of Issue (include the full Citra window including titlebar): Can’t even load it

In order for us to provide better support, we need to see the log generated by citra. This guide will walk you through how you can obtain the log file: How to Upload the Log File

Make sure that you’re launching citra-qt(.exe), not citra(.exe). The latter is for use with command lines only.

Turns out it was a cpu issue as my cpu was struggling with so many programs open
but now runs fine