How to fix GLFW error code 65542 in Minecraft: Resolve 'Driver does not appear to support OpenGL'

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If you've been hit by error code 65542 when opening Minecraft, seeing the message 'The driver does not appear to support OpenGL', we've got the answers you seek right here!

Even if you're playing on a great gaming laptop or running the 8K version of Minecraft, there's still a chance that something will go wrong and you'll see error 65542 preventing you from playing Minecraft.

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To find out how to fix Minecraft error code 65542, keep reading...

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What is GFLW Error 65542?

The GFLW error 65542 is an error that prevents Minecraft from initialising during the games boot-up sequence.

It is most commonly caused by issues surrounding outdated graphics cards not being compatible with the latest versions of Minecraft.

Thankfully, there are ways to fix this issue.

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How to fix GFLW Error 65542

Mojang has released a guide on how to fix this error, but like most of their solutions it is hidden away in the depths of their support website.

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To fix the GFLW error, Mojang recommend updating your graphics driver.

To do this, open up Device Manager and find the relevant driver that you think needs updating. Here, you can right-click to bring up the Update Driver option.

If your OS doesn't find any updates for the driver, you can go to the website of your driver's manufacturer to see if your driver is up-to-date. Here are the links to Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA.

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