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  1.    19 Nov 2015 #1
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    openGL issues


    I have a desktop, all in one computer, which recently was updated to windows 10. I am currently having issues with a program saying I needed to have openGl 1.3 or later (I have checked and am running at 1.1). I have tried updating drivers , but apparently all drivers are at the max version the graphics card supports. Why was I able to run it before, but can't update now (I haven't updated the program)?
    Last edited by turniprules4; 20 Nov 2015 at 14:43.
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  2.    19 Nov 2015 #2
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1706 (CU build 15063.674)

    OpenGL support depends on graphics hardware and of course graphics drivers. If your graphics card is not very old, try updating the graphics drivers from manufacturer (Intel, nVidia, AMD), not from Windows Update.
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  3.    20 Nov 2015 #3
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    I have tried updating through my graphics card's updater (Intel), no updates were available.
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  4.    20 Nov 2015 #4
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    How old is your card? What model it is? If it is too old, you cannot do anything about it, apart from running the OpenGL application in Direct3D mode (would be fast if can be done) or in software mode (very slow). Examine the program's settings carefully to find how to do it.
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  5.    20 Nov 2015 #5
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    Win 10 X64 Pro 15063

    It would be helpful if you fill in your system information.

    What graphics drivers are installed? I'm not familiar with OpenGL support in the Microsoft Basic drivers, but it wouldn't be comparable to the support in drivers specific to your hardware.

    You may have to work around the issue if your display adapter doesn't have official Win 10 drivers. (Or, revert to an older, supported OS.)
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  6.    20 Nov 2015 #6
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1706 (CU build 15063.674)

    If graphics card supports OpenGL 1.3 or higher in hardware, then installing latest OEM (not Microsoft) drivers should fix the problem. Use Aida64 to identify your hardware and update your technical specifications in your profile, so we can guide you.
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  7.    21 Nov 2015 #7
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    You could also try running a OpenGL -> D3D wrapper if available.
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  8.    21 Nov 2015 #8
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1706 (CU build 15063.674)

    Can you suggest any?
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  9.    21 Nov 2015 #9
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    If you install Aida64, you can see exactly which version of OpenGL and which functions your card supports by going to Display -> OpenGL.

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    Then you can test OpenGL performance with the GpuTest utility.
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  10.    22 Nov 2015 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by spapakons View Post
    Can you suggest any?
    Hmm. I think there is none for OpenGL -> D3D but there are some for the opposite...
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