GLFW Error 65542 is a known problem for Minecraft, Java Edition. If you have this problem, this error message will pop up after you try to start your Minecraft launcher:
GLFW Error 65542 is simple – it simply means that you need to upgrade your drivers so that they can support OpenGL. Below, we ‘re going to explain what OpenGL is and how to fix your problem!
Second, we ‘re going to clarify what OpenGL is. OpenGL, short for Open Graphics Library, is a cross-language, cross-platform application programming interface for 2D and 3D graphics rendering. OpenGL is typically used to interact with a graphics processing unit.
In Minecraft itself, OpenGL is responsible for reducing the load on the machine to make the game run faster and smoother on your computer. Basically, OpenGL tells Minecraft not to make any graphics that are not in the direct view area of the player.
How to Update Drivers:
Outdated video card drivers are known to cause a number of problems in Minecraft. You will first need to determine what type of video card you have to fix this problem. Using the following instructions, depending on your operating system.
Click the “open” key and the “R” key simultaneously.