New to Citra and can't seem to do much

So I didn’t really know what I was doing and I loaded a cia file into the citra thing from the drop down menu and now this happens to the command window. I’ve tried uninstalling citra and reinstalling it but it continues to stay the same. Help pls.

System Information

  • Operating System: Windows
  • CPU: Intel Pentium G3258
  • GPU: Radeon Rx460
  • Citra Version (found in title bar): 7f408ee
  • Screenshot of Issue


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your cia file is probably encrypted, you must decrypt (using your 3ds) first.
citra supports .cia but it’s not the best way to play roms.
follow this guide:

What exactly happens? The thing about “the ROM is probably encrypted”? Last I checked Citra won’t even install encrypted CIA files. You haven’t stated what the CIA file is a dump of and how it was dumped.