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Intel gma 3000

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May 18, 2011 6:21:41 PM

Hello,i have a "cheapie" desktop pc its a dell optiplex 745 with an intel gma 3000 and i used to be able to run minecraft relatively okay but now i get this error message




Bad video card drivers!
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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 5/18/11 1:15 PM

Minecraft: Minecraft Beta 1.5_01
OS: Windows XP (x86) version 5.1
Java: 1.6.0_24, 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:272)
at net.minecraft.client.Minecraft.run(SourceFile:658)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
--- END ERROR REPORT b910d802 ----------

any reccomendations on a solution?
i already looked into the GMABooster & they dont do the gma 3000 sadly

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May 18, 2011 9:32:00 PM

install the latest drivers and see if they have open gl 1s 2, there can often be listed separately.
if you have patched the game recently, it may cause the problem if they changed some of the gfx. unlikley but they may have switched there minimum standard to say a minimum of open gl 2.0 and your gfx only supports 1.0 (just a theory)...

but try updating first and see what happens.

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.a...
you can update all your system drivers from here...
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