what build are you running (where did you download it?). Sounds like a clean build might be in order.
but try with a second location an test (a non-mame32 version especially)
> I can't get any of the "Street Fighter 2" roms to open, they always crash back
> to the MAME32 GUI. All other SF ver's run fine, SF1, Alpha 1, 2, & 3, and Super
> 2/Turbo. Only the original SF2 original and SF2 Championship Ed fail to run. I
> know this is strange, I believe I have all necessary parent sets. I did a
> proper Clrmame and got fills from Pleasuredome bittorent.
> Is this a known issue or is it just something unique to me? I did reset all
> cfg's and ini's, as well, as per doc troubleshooting. Any ideas?