Update video card drivers

By ZzrmaxEQ ยท 6 replies
Mar 26, 2013
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  1. I recently got minecraft on my computer and when I went to run it I got an error message saying I have bad video drivers. I don't know much about computers and youtube doesn't help.
    My video card drivers are: Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family and my operating system is Window 98 professional. Please help.
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,730   +3,703

    Your onboard graphics chipset (especially a chipset so dated) is not going to help you that much with computing projects.
  3. ZzrmaxEQ

    ZzrmaxEQ TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I need help with minecraft not computer projects.
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,730   +3,703

    Opps sorry!!

    I confused your post with the Bitcoin Mining topics being discussed. For some reason I associate the two together.
  5. ZzrmaxEQ

    ZzrmaxEQ TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Its ok. I really do need help with minecraft though.
  6. MrBlkfx1

    MrBlkfx1 TS Evangelist Posts: 863   +204

    Well, you just need to update the chipset drivers - If it's still supported. Also, I am not sure what the minimum requirements are for Minecraft, but Win95 and your dated Intel chipset may not be quite enough.
  7. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    +1, even for a non-demanding game like Minecraft, the computer you have is just not sufficient.

    Edit: If you have $25, get a Raspberry Pi, it can play Minecraft.

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