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I was trying to play Minecraft, but when I logged in it came up with 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 24/01/13 22:11

-- System Details -- Details: Minecraft Version: 1.4.7 Operating System: Windows 8 (x86) version 6.2 Java Version: 1.7.0_10, Oracle Corporation Java VM Version: Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (mixed mode), Oracle Corporation Memory: 420524504 bytes (401 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: Default 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 asq.a(SourceFile:56) at net.minecraft.client.Minecraft.run(SourceFile:515) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source) --- END ERROR REPORT f337c3d9 ----------

I have updated all my drivers, and everything appears to be in working order, but it still doesn't launch.

My system information: Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU D525 @1.80Gigahertz OpenGL Version 1.1 Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC. 1215N Graphics Card: NVIDIA ION (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM v1.2) (ASUStek Computer Inc) Operating System: Windows 8 Pro 64 bit

In a program called GLview, I found something which said this: WGL_ACCELERATION_ARB: NO_ACCELERATION

Much appreciated if you helped out.

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Not enough information. What kind of computer? Make/model? Did you update the drivers manually by downloading them from the computer manufacturer, or the chipset manufacturer? For example, if you had a laptop with dual video chipsets (intel for regular use, nvidia for heavy) and you downloaded the most recent intel drivers from intel, that might disable the nvidia. –  Bon Gart Jan 24 '13 at 23:13
@BonGart I have updated the question with my computer specs. If you know how to solve this problem, please help out. Thanks. –  Anton8000 Feb 20 '13 at 15:35
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I can't find any way of making Minecraft run, I have switched operating systems to Ubuntu and everything appears to be working out now.

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