Newbie got stuck on RetroPie

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  • #88514
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    kiljay
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    Hey peeps, so im completely new to this, i have un-boxed my Raspberry pi B+ this morning and spent 7 hours so far following step by step guides with no luck at all.

    Basically i have,
    Un boxed the pi,
    inserted keyboard, mouse, hdmi lead, power lead (but left unplugged at the wall)

    I have downloaded the retropie-v2.6.0-rpi2.img.gz file from this site,
    i used 7 zip to unzip the file.

    Then after formatting my 8GB SD card i used win32 to write the files to the card.

    After this i plugged my SD card into my Raspberry Pi and connected the power.

    After a boot up screen it took me to a screen featuring the RetroPie logo,
    without pressing any buttons it then takes me back to a boot up screen where you can type in various commands.

    This is where i am getting stuck.

    Any help would be brilliant,

    Please try to use less complicated jargon as i am a newbie.

    Thanks very much in advance!

    #88515
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    handkontroll
    Participant

    I am also new to this but think you need the image named rpi1. That is for pi 1 B+.
    Rpi2 is for the pi2

    #88519
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    Floob
    Member

    Yes, as handkontroll says, use the RPi1 version that is for the B+

    http://blog.petrockblock.com/retropie/retropie-downloads/download-info/retropie-sd-card-image-for-rpi-version-1/

    RetroPie help guides --> https://goo.gl/Yfy8kj
    Please read this before asking for help --> http://goo.gl/eLErnl

    #88526
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    kiljay
    Participant

    Thanks guys, something so simple was holding the process back.

    I have since tried again using the Rpi1 files and i have got to Emulation Station.

    Cheers!

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