Error Running Video Core

Issue: “Error running video core, … Ensure that you have the latest graphics drivers for your GPU.”
I have no idea what happened after I updated it tonight. It seems to only have had this problem with the latest update.

System Information

  • Operating System: Windows 64 bit
  • CPU:
  • GPU:
  • Citra Version (found in title bar): Citra Nightly
  • Game: Fire Emblem Conquest
  • Screenshot of Issue (include the full Citra window including titlebar):

Log:

./citra-qt : [ 0.000000] Frontend citra_qt/main.cpp:CheckForUpdates:474: Update check started
At line:1 char:1

  • ./citra-qt 2>log.txt
  •   + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: ([   0.000000] F...e check started:String) [], RemoteException
      + FullyQualifiedErrorId : NativeCommandError
    
    

[ 1.980645] Frontend citra_qt/main.cpp:OnUpdateFound:487: No updates found
[ 5.392659] Frontend citra_qt/main.cpp:BootGame:613: Citra starting…
[ 6.039183] Render.OpenGL video_core/renderer_opengl/renderer_opengl.cpp:Init:488: GL_VERSION: 1.1.0
[ 6.039200] Render.OpenGL video_core/renderer_opengl/renderer_opengl.cpp:Init:489: GL_VENDOR: Microsoft
Corporation
[ 6.039206] Render.OpenGL video_core/renderer_opengl/renderer_opengl.cpp:Init:490: GL_RENDERER: GDI Generic
[ 6.039218] Render video_core/video_core.cpp:Init:34: initialization failed !
[ 6.039224] Core core/core.cpp:Load:110: Failed to initialize system (Error 9)!

I tried again.

./citra-qt : Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected! At line:1 char:1 + ./citra-qt 2>log.txt + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (Qt: Untested Wi... 10.0 detected!:String) [], RemoteException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : NativeCommandError

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

Qt: Untested Windows version 10.0 detected!

[ 0.000000] Frontend citra_qt/main.cpp:CheckForUpdates:474: Update check started
[ 3.236212] Frontend citra_qt/main.cpp:OnUpdateFound:487: No updates found
[ 11.179966] Frontend citra_qt/main.cpp:BootGame:613: Citra starting…
[ 11.689470] Render.OpenGL video_core/renderer_opengl/renderer_opengl.cpp:Init:488: GL_VERSION: 1.1.0
[ 11.689484] Render.OpenGL video_core/renderer_opengl/renderer_opengl.cpp:Init:489: GL_VENDOR: Microsoft
Corporation
[ 11.689489] Render.OpenGL video_core/renderer_opengl/renderer_opengl.cpp:Init:490: GL_RENDERER: GDI Generic
[ 11.689498] Render video_core/video_core.cpp:Init:34: initialization failed !
[ 11.689504] Core core/core.cpp:Load:110: Failed to initialize system (Error 9)!

what is your gpu model?

You need to install GPU drivers.