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#1

ToxicSpoon
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Minecraft: ToxicSpoon
  • Xbox:ToXiiCz v

Posted 10 August 2012 - 12:35 PM

Im new to minecraft and i have just only purchased the game a few days ago but i havent been able to play it apart from in my auntys ? Every time i load up minecraft it comes up with this error
Spoiler:

Can someone help me I really want to play minecraft

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#2

Serenthyr
  • Minecraft: serenthyr

Posted 10 August 2012 - 12:45 PM

What are your specs?
Try updating your graphics drivers.

#3

ToxicSpoon
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Minecraft: ToxicSpoon
  • Xbox:ToXiiCz v

Posted 10 August 2012 - 12:47 PM

I've tried updating it nothing happened, it was still showing this error

#4

jordan9839

Posted 10 August 2012 - 12:56 PM

Looks like your computer/laptop cant play minecraft I used to get that had to buy a new laptop to fix it

#5

Serenthyr
  • Minecraft: serenthyr

Posted 10 August 2012 - 12:57 PM

Delete the .minecraft folder and start the game again from the .exe file

#6

ToxicSpoon
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Minecraft: ToxicSpoon
  • Xbox:ToXiiCz v

Posted 10 August 2012 - 01:04 PM

I've deleted my .minecraft folder many a time to try and fix it but no use also I've only just bought this laptop as well

#7

Serenthyr
  • Minecraft: serenthyr

Posted 10 August 2012 - 01:11 PM

What are the specs?

#8

ToxicSpoon
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Minecraft: ToxicSpoon
  • Xbox:ToXiiCz v

Posted 11 August 2012 - 12:05 PM

Specs ? I dont understand what you mean im new to minecraft

#9

Serenthyr
  • Minecraft: serenthyr

Posted 11 August 2012 - 12:11 PM

Your computer specifications.
Videocard:
Processor:
RAM:
OS:

#10

ToxicSpoon
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Minecraft: ToxicSpoon
  • Xbox:ToXiiCz v

Posted 11 August 2012 - 12:15 PM

Oh :P
Videocard: Nividia GeForce FX Go5200 32M/64M
Processor: Intel® Pentium® M processor 1600MHz
RAM: 1GB
OS: Windows XP Professional Service pack 3

#11

Serenthyr
  • Minecraft: serenthyr

Posted 11 August 2012 - 12:26 PM

Update the drivers of your videocard.

#12

ToxicSpoon
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Minecraft: ToxicSpoon
  • Xbox:ToXiiCz v

Posted 11 August 2012 - 12:29 PM

Ive tried to update it but i cant find any updates for it ? know any ?

#13

MiniMinerMan
  • Location: The Nether
  • Minecraft: MiniMinerMan

Posted 11 August 2012 - 12:30 PM

View PostToxicSpoon, on 11 August 2012 - 12:29 PM, said:

Ive tried to update it but i cant find any updates for it ? know any ?
Go to the NIVIDA Website. There they have all of the latest drivers.
i5-2500k 3.3Ghz/3.8 Turbo Boost. 8GB DDR3 1600Mhz RAM. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 1.GB. Seagate 1TB 6GB/s. Antec 300 Black Case. Asus MotherBoard

#14

Serenthyr
  • Minecraft: serenthyr

Posted 11 August 2012 - 12:33 PM

I'm not sure about this but try this one:
http://www.nvidia.co...75.19_whql.html

View PostMiniMinerMan, on 11 August 2012 - 12:30 PM, said:

Go to the NIVIDA Website. There they have all of the latest drivers.
yea, but this one is harder to find :P

#15

ToxicSpoon
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Minecraft: ToxicSpoon
  • Xbox:ToXiiCz v

Posted 11 August 2012 - 12:34 PM

I went to there site but it was one of the ones they didn't seem to have, ill check again though

#16

ToxicSpoon
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Minecraft: ToxicSpoon
  • Xbox:ToXiiCz v

Posted 11 August 2012 - 01:12 PM

@Serenthy I tried what you said but it said i don't have any drivers that are compatible with that update

#17

Serenthyr
  • Minecraft: serenthyr

Posted 11 August 2012 - 01:52 PM

Search for the drivers on the Nvidia website: http://www.nvidia.co...aspx?lang=en-us

#18

ToxicSpoon
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Minecraft: ToxicSpoon
  • Xbox:ToXiiCz v

Posted 11 August 2012 - 02:05 PM

Just searched everywhere still haven't found and updates for it

#19

ToxicSpoon
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Minecraft: ToxicSpoon
  • Xbox:ToXiiCz v

Posted 12 August 2012 - 03:06 PM

Does anyone have any fixes for my problem please it still persists

#20

ToxicSpoon
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Minecraft: ToxicSpoon
  • Xbox:ToXiiCz v

Posted 13 August 2012 - 11:12 PM

Fixed my problem, I went to my manufacturers website,toshiba, and found out that they had all the updayes and downloads for all the drivers on their site, i have now update my graphics card and minecraft now works thanks to Serenthyr for spotting that it was my graphics card