Have you experienced an error Bad Video Card Drivers on Minecraft? What do you do when you experience this kind of thing? Some people may not know what they have to do to fix this error. This error can appear because your graphics card (GPU) has not been updated onto its latest piece of software.
If you want to fix this error, you are able to start it by restarting your Minecraft client. Then, you have to restart your machine. You have to download a new Minecraft.exe file from the Minecraft site. Reinstall Java. And then check for the latest Windows updates and install them.
If you have tried the method above but then the error still appears, you are able to try some methods below.
Updating Your Graphics Drivers
You are able to update your graphic drivers via the Device Manager, from the manufacturer’s site or by installing Driver Updater. If you want to update it via Device Manager, you are able to follow the steps below.
- First, you have to right click on the Start or Home. Then, you must choose Device Manager from the pop up menu and then it will open the Device Manager panel.
- Access Display adapters and then click the arrow beside it to expand it and you have to view the graphics device which is installed on your PC. ‘
- Now, you have to right click on it and choose Update Driver Software.
- In this step, you need to select Search automatically for updated driver software in the next window.
- Now, Windows will search and download the latest drivers for your device.
- If this process is done, then you can try to run your Minecraft game again to see whether the error has been gone.
Rolling Back Your Video Driver
You can use this method if you have recently updated your driver and it is causing issues with your PC. Follow the steps below to roll back your drivers.
- First, you have to press the Windows key + X on your keyboard. Then, you have to choose Device Manager from the pop up menu. It will open the Device Manager panel.
- Here, you have to navigate to Display adapters and double click on it to expand it. You will be able to see graphics device which is installed on your PC.
- Now, you have to right click on it and choose Properties.
- In the next window, you have to navigate to the Driver tab and choose Roll Back Driver.
- In the next window, you have to select Yes and then you can restart your PC for the changes to take place.
Before you try the methods above, you have to make sure that the Minecraft you are using is the latest version. Also, you have to check whether the version of Windows you are using is up to date. Then, if you are sure that these things are up to date, you can try methods below to fix the errors.