Minecraft users often face Error 1280 (Invalid operation) while running the game. This issue is particularly not for an operating system but most faced on Windows 11/10. It can go much annoying sometimes, as it stops you from accessing the game. So in this article, we have explained how you can easily fix “OpenGL Error 1282: (Invalid Operation)” in Minecraft on Windows 11 or 10. Let’s take a look at the best possible methods, using which you can solve the issue in Minecraft.
Ways to Fix OpenGL Error 1282 (Invalid Operation) in Minecraft
Method 1: Get the opengl32.dll file
This issue is most frequently faced due to missing the opengl32dll file. Most of the user’s problems will get fixed by following this method only.
To begin, download the opengl32.dll file from this link. Make sure to download the file compatible with your system.
It will be a zip file, as soon as it finishes downloading, unzip it and copy the opengl32.dll file.
Now go to the location where you have placed the Minecraft (You can also use the search box for ease).
Head over to Runtime [the JRE Version] > bin and paste the opengl32.dll file there.
Now restart your Minecraft game again and check whether the issue got fixed for you or not.
Method 2: Change Minecraft Settings
The issue can be faced because of a mismatch in settings.
Shader: To check for this, open Minecraft then clicks on Options from the home menu, now click on Shaders and select off. It will disable the shaders in Minecraft and your issue might get solved now. Check it by re-launching the game.
Render Region: First of all, open Minecraft then goes to the home menu and select Options, Now click on Video options then select Performance. Now set Render Region to OFF. As you have set the Render region to OFF, your game might start working fine. You can check it by re-launching the game.
Method 3: Update OptiFine
The issue might be faced because of using an outdated version of OptiFine. In this case, you will have to manually update the application. First of all, download the latest OptiFine package from the official website of OptiFine. As soon as you finish downloading the package, install it on your computer and check whether the issue got fixed for you or not.
Method 4: Turn Off Show GL Error
The last method to fix the issue or check the fix is by simply disabling the show GL error settings. To do so, open Minecraft then clicks on Options from the home menu. Navigate to Video Settings then click on Others. Now set Show GL Errors to OFF. As you have set the Show GL Error to OFF, your OpenGL Error 1282 issue might get fixed. However, it is not a direct fix, but you can try to disable the annoying warning. Also, try this method only if none of the above-mentioned methods worked for you.
Thanks for reading the post till the end. Did your issue with Minecraft got fixed using the methods mentioned above or not? Let us know by dropping a comment in your words below.