Citra will not open

Issue: Citra will not open
Enter a description of your issue here, in full detail.
citra.exe and citra-room.exe will not open on both nightly and canary.
When I attempt to open any version of Citra other than the qt version, a blank window will appear and then close in a fraction of a second.
System Information

  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel(R) Core™ i5-7500 CPU @ 3.40GHz
  • GPU: GTX 1050 Ti 457.30
  • Citra Version (found in title bar):Nightly 1714, Canary 1977
  • Game: Citra
  • Screenshot of Issue (include the full Citra window including titlebar):
    I couldn’t take a screenshot of the black window fast enough to have it be shown in the screenshot.
    Diagnostic Log.
    I was unable to get a log.

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.

I was unable to obtain a log because to get a log Citra needs to open, the exact opposite of which being the problem I am encountering.

Citra.exe is Citra without a GUI. So this is normal behavior. Citra-room.exe is also not for normal use.

Citra-qt.exe is the one you want to use if you wish to use Citra casually.

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