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Where does a .blend file store its user preferences? [duplicate]

Last night windows updated and restarted computer while blender was rendering. Today that file will not run - freezes blender if I try to load it and so does the immediately previous .blend file. If ...
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Startup file not found in config folder [duplicate]

I am looking for startup.blend file on linux debian. As explained http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.6/Manual/Introduction/Installing_Blender/DirectoryLayout, it should be under config folder. ...
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If you install Blender while there is an existing copy, does it uninstall the existing copy?

I'm installing Blender 2.74 but there is a copy of Blender 2.73a on my computer. Does the installer uninstall Blender 2.73a?
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GPU Compute (CUDA) Frequently Crashes Computer

I've run into a rather irritating issue when dealing with a somewhat computationally complicated scene (attached below) that is essentially just a pile of volumetrics and lighting. Whenever I set my ...
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My lights move but don't rotate

I make a new scene, create a light, any light press R and it doesn't rotate the beam of light at all. I am sure I have rotated lights before. Is there something I am missing?
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Saving user preferences per project

I thought it had been asked already, but I searched, couldn't find anything for Version 2.74. Is there a way to save user preferences, like hotkeys or enabled addons, into my .blend file? I may need ...
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How do i copy my user preferences settings and load them into an older version of blender?

Is there a way to copy blender config (user preferences settings) from blender 2.82 to 2.81 version? My blender keeps crashing randomly and i think switching to the stable version is my only option.
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Latest version of Blender opens with blank screen

Recently installed latest version of Blender on my laptop, only to have it open to a blank white screen- did not have any issue with an earlier version of Blender on the same computer. I am running ...
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Recent files not showing up in list…How to fix this?

I have looked at my User Pref settings, and have checked the recent file (I have it set at 25)...not sure what is the issue. I have reloaded Blender, used various new versions...tried placing the file ...
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How to save settings before a factory reset?

I'm getting errors that I can't figure out how to fix, so I'm thinking my best option at this point is a factory reset. I see that I can export key configurations, but how do I export my Theme? I'd ...
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How do I export user preferences from blender 2.77 to 2.78? [duplicate]

When I upgraded to blender 2.78, I couldn't recover my old user preferences settings. I had my own theme, my own hotkeys, and my preferred addons. I tried to figure out which files but I couldn't . ...
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Why does it open my old project every time I create new file after reinstalling Blender? [duplicate]

Every time I create new file this file keeps opening:
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MSI Installation issues

I am trying to help a friend who uses this program, The issue she is having is trying to install 2.76. It gives her a message she has an older version already installed. She then uninstalled the ...
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I can't open my User Prefs — get and X on the icon

I just activated some add ons that came with Blender -- and now I can't open the User Prefs any more. The User Prefs Icon has an X on it. I'm on a Macbook air and am using Blender ver 2.79b 2018-03-...
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Where to find Blender's Prefs/Settings files in Ubuntu 14.04?

First off, I did notice there's a similar thread. However, I needed to add that my files have a date for last year (?!). Really odd, I'd think, because I've been using Blender just couple days ago. ...

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