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Blender shuts down when rendering. [duplicate]

Gonna make it brief. Every time I try to render a specificscene, the software crashes (shuts down with no pop up or anything, it shuts down one second after I click render). As for others blend files, ...
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Blender crashes when selecting object and I can't leave object mode [duplicate]

Alright, so I have no clue what's going on here... The project was perfectly fine, I saved, closed Blender, reopened the project in Blender, and now I'm having all these problems with it. The file is ...
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The rendering process gets stuck, or sometimes I get a black screen [duplicate]

I'm just following a tutorial on youtube, but when it comes to the end I cannot render the file, it always stucks and makes the screen black sometimes just showing nothing. If anyone can help it ...
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Blender closes when I right click [duplicate]

I was working on this project, and out of the blue, when I right click, Blender crashes. It only happens in this project, and I'll attach the project.I'm fairly new to Blender. This started occurring ...
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Render Crash / CUDA error [duplicate]

Hey all, CUDA error: Out of memory in mem_alloc_result, line 850 I'm unable to render a model I quickly put together (Is it considered simple?) When I attempt to render the scene, my system will ...
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High subsurf crashing cycles render [duplicate]

I have a fairly simple scene - large ground plane, five uv spheres, Pro-Lighting envmap - that's consistently and almost instantaneously crashing Blender on render. From my tests, it seems to be a ...
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First Complete Lockup Hard Reset of New PC [duplicate]

When I subdivided the pants mesh a few times to 160,000 or so faces and then attempted to return to object mode, my new computer became totally unresponsive, and I was forced to carry out my first ...
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When and when not to use subdivsion surfaces?

I am new to 3D modelling and wondering if someone could break down when and when not to use subdivision surface modelling. I am thinking more in terms of hard surface stuff. Why wouldn't you always ...
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Landscape topography from grayscale image

Trying to do some golf course layouts in 2.73a. Would like to use topo elevation info. Currently have grayscale .jpg of site - top view. How do I get this into Blender as a "lumpy" plane?
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How can I create spherical topology from a 2D image?

I need to create a spherical object with an irregular 3D texture. Think of a globe of the Earth with actual raised topography for mountains, etc. The purpose is to 3D print the object, so the ...
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Why do I have a large black and white artifact on the rendered image? [duplicate]

Cant figure out why the rendered image has a large black and white artifact (on the bottle on the right)? This is the blender file. Appreciate any tips!
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Why is blender crashing when trying to render?

I am trying to make a room in blender, I finished making the beds that I now want to render so I can see how it looks when its rendered fully...except I can't seem to render it, I just finish my scene,...
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How can I set sliders to values outside the limits allowed by their slider?

How can I allow value sliders to be set higher than certain values? For example, I can't slide the subsurf slider past 6. This might seem like a bit of a silly ...
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Help with “Cuda Error: Out of memory”

can anyone help me... I just wanted to do a quick clay render to see some shadow issues but I keep getting a "Cuda Error: Out of memory" message come up. I'm running the render off of my GPU which is ...
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Does a Subsurf modifier slow down renders?

First of all, this is all hypothetical; I'm not actually doing this in a project. For example, let's say I'm trying to make a shape that can either be made by modeling it by hand, or I can get the ...

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