Minecraft accelerated opengl mode error.

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by Gam3rnathan » 2/12/2013

I just got windows 8 and when I went to open minecraft I got this error.

Bad video card drivers!

Minecraft was unable to start because it failed to find an accelerated OpenGL mode.
This can usually be fixed by updating the video card drivers.

--- BEGIN ERROR REPORT 7fe0271 --------
Generated 2/12/13 12:48 AM

-- System Details --
Minecraft Version: 1.4.5
Operating System: Windows 8 (x86) version 6.2
Java Version: 1.7.0_13, Oracle Corporation
Java VM Version: Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (mixed mode), Oracle Corporation
Memory: 425032568 bytes (405 MB) / 518979584 bytes (494 MB) up to 1037959168 bytes (989 MB)
JVM Flags: 2 total; -Xms512m -Xmx1024m
AABB Pool Size: 0 (0 bytes; 0 MB) allocated, 0 (0 bytes; 0 MB) used
Suspicious classes: No suspicious classes found.
IntCache: cache: 0, tcache: 0, allocated: 0, tallocated: 0
LWJGL: 2.4.2
OpenGL: ~~ERROR~~ NullPointerException: null
Is Modded: Probably not. Jar signature remains and client brand is untouched.
Type: Client (map_client.txt)
Texture Pack: ~~ERROR~~ NullPointerException: null
Profiler Position: N/A (disabled)
Vec3 Pool Size: ~~ERROR~~ NullPointerException: null[failed to get system properties (java.lang.NullPointerException)]

org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Pixel format not accelerated
at org.lwjgl.opengl.WindowsPeerInfo.nChoosePixelFormat(Native Method)
at org.lwjgl.opengl.WindowsPeerInfo.choosePixelFormat(WindowsPeerInfo.java:52)
at org.lwjgl.opengl.WindowsDisplay.createWindow(WindowsDisplay.java:185)
at org.lwjgl.opengl.Display.createWindow(Display.java:311)
at org.lwjgl.opengl.Display.create(Display.java:856)
at org.lwjgl.opengl.Display.create(Display.java:784)
at org.lwjgl.opengl.Display.create(Display.java:765)
at net.minecraft.client.Minecraft.a(SourceFile:232)
at net.minecraft.client.Minecraft.run(SourceFile:515)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
--- END ERROR REPORT 12d2462f ----------

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by 1b8 » 2/12/2013

A good idea would be to read this thread I found on the Windows 8 forums. It says solved in the tab-bar thing, and it's the exact same problem, so whatever the answer on that thread is should work.

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by RevolutionalRedStone » 2/12/2013

My Minecraft runs without any supporting OGL files: http://www.planetminecraft.com/project/ ... nt-461392/

Dunno why Mojang haven't worked it out...

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by oggehej » 2/12/2013

RevolutionalRedStone wrote:Dunno why Mojang haven't worked it out...

Well, one theory can be that notch doesn't like windows 8...
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by GraveRunner » 2/12/2013

You should use chrome, it helped a lot for me.
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