I can't play the game cause I have "bad video card drivers", Why?

  1. Error report:
    Generated 5/19/12 7:56 PM

    Minecraft: Minecraft 1.2.5
    OS: Windows XP (x86) version 5.1
    Java: 1.6.0_31, Sun Microsystems Inc.
    VM: Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (mixed mode), Sun Microsystems Inc.
    LWJGL: 2.4.2
    [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:236)
    at net.minecraft.client.Minecraft.run(SourceFile:657)
    at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)

    How do I play minecraft from here? I tried using another Answer but it didn't work. I have a dell inspiron,

    User Info: ash991

    ash991 - 5 years ago
  2. Clarification Request::
    I got my video card drivers updated by a technician but they still don't work , please help!
    I'm pretty sure its the cracked version though so I don't know what to so now!

    User Info: 17divergent

    17divergent - 1 year ago


  1. I would post this on the board your going to get more answers alot faster and i think im the only one who even clicks on the answer tab around here

    User Info: luigi4728

    luigi4728 - 5 years ago 0 0
  2. Mayby your graphics are too high, video-card Scratched, or Corrupt video cards?
    Does it get to the title screen?

    User Info: DragonCat1

    DragonCat1 - 4 years ago 0 0
  3. You might need to update your drivers or java try updating everything

    User Info: deathknigth1

    deathknigth1 - 4 years ago 0 0
  4. Try updating your video card drives, they could also be damaged

    User Info: 17divergent

    17divergent - 1 year ago 0 0

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