How to fix no OpenGL context error when playing Minecraft on Windows

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How to fix no OpenGL context error when playing Minecraft?

Many agree that it is very easy to download and install Minecraft for PC. In fact, unlike others, it is not very common for this popular game to have many errors that can affect its performance. That is why we are very interested in how to fix the annoying No OpenGL Context error as quickly as possible.

This issue can greatly affect our gaming experience. The No OpenGL Context error usually occurs when someone decides to install Windows 10 by updating from Windows 7 or 8.1, instead of installing it from scratch. Also, it only happens with the Java version called Jave 8 Upgrade 60.



Also, it specifically appears in some versions of Windows, because it features some incompatibility problems with the Jave 8 Upgrade 60 version of Java. Unlike Windows 7 and 8, where this annoying error doesn't show up while playing Minecraft. However, this error occurs for users who have decided to install Minecraft for Android or iOS.

The No OpenGL Context error appears as a pop-up window when we try to load the game and may even prevent us from enter to start playing Minecraft in its latest version. While this error can be very annoying when playing games, it has a very simple solution.

What steps should be followed to fix No OpenGL Context error in Minecraft?

The solution to this annoying error is very simple to perform. In short, all you have to do is remove the Java version Jave 8 Upgrade 60, through which the famous game is installed.

So simple. What you should do, after deleting this version of Java, is to download the previous version, that is Jave 8 Upgrade 51. In this way, you will be able to play Minecraft without fear for this error to appear on your screen and prevent you from logging in to reproduce it.



Of course, in order for it to work properly, you need to do a few things in the correct order. The first thing you need to do, after uninstalling the first version of Java, is to restart your computer.

That way, when you download the version older than the one you deleted, everything it will work much better. Likewise, once the new version of Java is installed, restart your computer again before opening it to start using it as you do regularly.


Something you should keep in mind when going through the whole process is that not all computers work the same, so it's possible that not all of them have the same result. All of these problems are subject to change depending on your computer, which may affect the game.

That's why, if you have any questions about your computer and how it works, we highly recommend that you visit the official Microsoft support page. On this page you can find exactly the help you need and when it is useful.


We encourage you to continue learning more about this topic and hope nothing stops you from having fun with Minecraft.


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