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I have the new mame emulator loaded up and imported all the rom files. I can launch mame and start a game with no problem. When I start launchbox and try to start a game I get the below pop up box. 7 zip wants to extract the game rom file for some reason. If I choose extract, it goes through the process and then nothing happens. I'm very frustrated because I can't get anything to play in LaunchBox. Any help would be appreciated. 


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2 hours ago, Lordmonkus said:

That looks like you have your Mame emulator entry in LB pointing at the Mame self extracting zip file, not the emulator executable you use for playing games.

So whats the fix??? I set up the Mame emulator according to one of the set up videos and followed it exactly...


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Well if the problem is what I think it is the fix is to point your LB emulator entry at the installed Mame exe and not the self extracting zip file that you download from the website.

Your Mame install folder should look something like this screenshot, minus the groovymame.exe which is something extra I use.screenshot.1.thumb.jpg.2acb819395359a23e29c9764163c989d.jpg

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