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Windows 7: Tried to run minecraft on my desktop and says Bad video card drivers

14 Oct 2011   #1
BenRbtz

Windows 7 Home Premium 32/64bit
 
 
Tried to run minecraft on my desktop and says Bad video card drivers

I have a Dell inspiron 53OS and I just installed windows 7 home premium 32bit on it and I installed everything back on to it witch was need then I tried to play my game (Minecraft) and this comes up:




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14 Oct 2011   #2
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

It's telling you right there - you didn't install proper drivers for your videocard yet.
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14 Oct 2011   #3
BenRbtz

Windows 7 Home Premium 32/64bit
 
 

so what would you recommend then because I have a disc with it but they are vista driver does it make a differents?
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14 Oct 2011   #4
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Just go to the website of your videocard's manufacturer and download the current drivers from there. CDs will pretty much always be outdated.
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14 Oct 2011   #5
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Not a Windows problem, but entirely an Intel graphics problem,

[GUIDE]Fix & Performance Increase for Intel GMA Users - Minecraft Forum

From what I can see that game only works properly (albeit at rather low FPS) using the modded drivers for it.
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