Try checking the amount of free program memory. Try to make say 10MB available and see if it works.
> I have seen a few posts in this regard, but still have not been able to
> troubleshoot my problem. gx.dll is in the \Windows directory, and the rest of
> my directories are as follows:
> \My Device\Program Files\MAMECE\
> Roms are in
> \My Device\Program Files\MAMECE\Roms\
> Both of them show up on the select screen, but, when I try to Play the game, I
> get a black screen for a few seconds, followed by a return to the menu screen.
> This is a manual install of MameCE 9.1, not the Mega version (cannot use the
> auto-installer because my desktop runs Win2000)
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions/help