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How to backup Blender startup file? [duplicate]

I recently changed my computer. So I opened the blender, and I have so many custom parts that I want to transfer the startup backup file to a new computer. I don't know the location of the startup ...
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Blender (any recent version) will not start up as current admin user in Windows

Blender (any recent version) will not start up as current admin user in Windows. So I created a second user account and blender works.. But still can't get it working under primary account.. I rolled ...
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Failed to build out Blender executable from source?

all, I actually successfully build blender-2.92.0 with cmake, everything goes on well, but failed to find the executable . The following are all what I found under folder bin. ...
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How to save new default settings for Mantaflow?

In Blender I changed some of the default settings to my preferred values and saved them to my startup file, like using Cycles instead of Eevee, the default Tile Size, Max Bounces, enabling Use Nodes ...
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Blender suddenly crashing on startup

I used blender last night in a normal fashion, then ran a script I've run many times before to let it render a few frames and save them to files over night. I found the files as expected and blender ...
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Blender very slow during file access switching between shaders and texturing (beefy PC)

Issues: Hanging/ Slowdowns during the following (10 to 15 seconds) Very slow when clicking file -> Import/Export/etc. Blender seems to be hanging for 10 to 15 seconds before the file menu appears. ...
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Backed-up Projects just show as default start-up file

I have these backup files on an internal SSD in my old computer, and they open up just fine. I transferred these files to an external drive on my new computer. This external drive is a network drive, ...
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Blender Preferences Lights- Studio Lights edit default when starting new scene

Youtube video showing issue and questions Basically I am looking for a way to edit the default viewport shading studio light setup. In the upper right when you launch Blender you have the viewport ...
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Can anyone hep me fixing blender? [duplicate]

Every time I open Blender the same project is opening, I don't know how I did this but I cant close the project and can't open a new project. I haven't saved the project that opens anywhere, this ...
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How to make Save/Load Popup Windows & Preferences Window open on Secondary Monitor?

I'm using a dual monitor setup (Monitor + Wacom Cintiq). My cintiq is designated as the secondary monitor, but its where I do all my creative work (blender, photoshop, etc). I've suuccessfully gotten ...
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Blender does not startup anymore

Although I have used Blender for over 2 years now on this machine suddenly it will not start anymore. Uninstalling all Blender versions and trying to re-install 2.8 and 2.9 but neither will work. In ...
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How to fix viewport being tilted on startup?

I just started using Blender 2.90.1 a few days ago, and noticed that whenever I create a new .blend file, the viewport appeared just slightly tilted. I thought I was going crazy, until I used "...
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Grease Pencil Bug: Nothing to Erase or All Layers Locked

I'm using Blender 2.9 with a Huion 1060 plus Tablet on a Mac. The problem I'm having is similar to what user85302 had with trying to draw. The only difference is that I can't troubleshoot the same way,...
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Blender won't correctly load the texture file (png image) in my custom startup file. Why?

In my project I have an "Images as Planes" object. I click on the "Save Startup File" option to ensure my project and its layout loads upon starting Blender. It seems to work as ...
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How to Keymap a Custom Operator with Properties

I have a custom python file where I setup my keymaps like this: ...
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I created a Start File; When used, though, the materials are broken

This program, I tell you... So, I created a Start File so that I don't have to do a bunch of the same thing when I create a scene. The start file loads just fine when I open it and look around. But ...
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Carrying UI Settings from Windows to Linux [duplicate]

I'm trying out Linux (Kubuntu 20.04), moving from Windows 7, just to see how I feel about it. I installed Blender 2.83 and I'm having trouble opening up the start up file I have saved away with the ...
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blender closes on startup

I'm using an i9 desktop computer and a graphic card of Intel® UHD Graphics 630 with a Quadro rtx 4000. Currently I'm using blender 2.83 but anytime I try opening it, it shows me a black screen an it ...
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How to make Blender open on secondary monitor, including save/open/prefs window?

I use a dual monitor set up (Dell as primary monitor, Wacom Cintiq as my secondary). I want blender to start up on my secondary monitor. Manually moving the Blender window to my secondary and saving ...
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How to register scripts in the startup/scripts folder if they are inside a Sub-folder?

I know I can place a script in Blender's startup/scripts folder and it will register when you open Blender, which is what I normally do. However, I have a lot of scripts so I tried putting them in a ...
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How to access the Kemap settings Preferences (Spacebar Action, Select Mouse button, etc) with python?

I use a python script to set up some startup preferences like this: bpy.context.preferences.view.show_tooltips_python = True However, there is a particular set of preferences I don't know how to ...
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How do I Backup my User Preferences File?

Blender 2.83 crashed because I pressed Ctrl + Z one too many times (this pitfall is still a thing. At this late stage. Yes). Now one of my more recent User Preferences hotkey changes is reverted to ...
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Blender 2.83 doesn't load “.blend” file on my Ubuntu computer

I use Blender 2.83 on Ubuntu 20.04. When i double click on a ".blend" file, Blender doesn't load my project but opens the default Startup file. I did use Blender 2.82 with the same operating system ...
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Blender 2.83 Doesnt Load: Debug Output says “EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION”

I checked one of the text files for 2.83 and says my GPU is supported, I ran one of the command scripts (blender factory startup) and it produced a Blender Debug Output. This text message says ...
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Load up default workspaces in older blender files?

I'm looking at models that were made in 2.7 and every time i have to add the layout workspace manually. Any way to have the default workspaces load up in every blend file? The old default workspace is ...
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My config trying to find color management, how can I make it gone?

This is my config from last workplace. My technical director write something into it and now blender trying to find color management. I don't want blender to write this titles. Raw/new blender don't ...
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Missing brush circle after ctrl+U

I'm quite new using this Blender 2.82 platform. When I want to color my object it says "texture missing" then I find the missing file and the file that is missing is "startup.blend". Later, I google ...
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Blender is not displaying anything when startup

So I got this new desktop PC (albeit second-hand), and I begun moving my old stuff from my laptop to here, including Blender 2.79. When starting up the program, I was greeted with something I call a ...
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Saving startup file does not effect startup

When I save my startup file using either Ctrl+U or File -> Defaults -> Save Startup File, the next time I open Blender, ...
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Startup cube not display as other objects

I started to learn blender on Dell Latitude E7450 with Intel Corei7 in order to participate a contest but after the laptop crashed I switched to Hp Protect Smart with AMD A10-5750M APU with Radeon HD ...
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PYTHONPATH ignored?

Blender 2.82a on Windows 10 - I'm trying to set th PYTHONPATH environment variable before launching Blender, but it seems that Blender's version of Python somehow has disabled the standard Python ...
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I run blender 2.82a I get a blank screen

I am using Windows 8 on a 64 bit I just finnished downlaoding blender 2.82 the latest version and installed it. I run blender I get the c:prompt screen for a millisecond and then the software opens ...
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Can I pin a custom startup file permanently?

I would like to create a start-up file that does not move from the menu, and disappear after I select and load a few different project files. I previously set up files but they keep moving out of the ...
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2.79 works for me- 2.81a refuse to start - cmd screen only flashes

I have been using 2.79 works well. installed both 2.8 and even 2.81a on a Dell xps8300 W7.When I tried to start it , the cmd-screen only flashed. blender did not start. Doe's anyone have a solution ...
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Suddenly Blender 2.8 doesn't start

I've been using Blender 2.8 until yesterday then today i wasn't able to open it again. Tried to do a clean install and it still doesn't open. I've tried to run it with --debug-gpu and --factory-...
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Why does my blender file close a few seconds after opening it and how do I fix this?

When I open a blender file, my project is visible for a few seconds while I can't make any changes to it, and then it closes. Does anyone know how to fix this? This doesn't happen to all of my blender ...
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How to save the default mode of a custom workspace?

When designing new workspaces, there doesn't seem to be a way to save or define the default mode of that workspace. You can duplicate one of the presets and go from there, which would work fine... ...
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Startup Profiles

I am new to Blender and loving it. I have a request for a feature that at least for me would be a huge asset. I would like to have the ability to select from different startup files. Right now my only ...
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New default file template?

In Blender 2.80, you have options now to set a file template with it's own set of workspaces. Is there a way to rename, or better yet create a new file template?
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Blender 2.8 on an Old PC notebook

My question is,I am running a HP Pavilion dv7 windows 7 64 bit AMD A-6 34000 H D graphics 1.40 GHz can I download and create with Blender 2.8 Thanks Ace 59
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Blender won't open on macOS Mojave

I've been using blender for a couple weeks on macOS High Sierra and yesterday I downloaded something from blender cloud and blender wouldn't open after that. The icon bounces for a minute as if its ...
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Startup script to reduce primitive vertices no longer works in Blender 2.80

I don't like to always have to reduce the overly high vertices count on the primitives (no, really! 32 vertices for a circle which I'll subdivide a couple times anyway?). Therefore, I used this script ...
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No save startup file or load factory settings option?

I'm trying to save a default startup, and online tutorials say File > Save Startup File... but I do not find this option
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Blender 2.79b/2,78c Crash [Error: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION]

Blender 2.79b/2,78c have suddenly started crashing on my Dell Windows10/64bit laptop(Intel Hd3000 Gpu). Error: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION I have tried the steps below (all have failed) - 1.Updated ...
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Cant open blender

I've downloaded blender multiple times and everytime I try to open the program it pops up with a grey screen for half a second and then disappears and I can't get it to open and I can't use it.
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Failed to set 44100hz, use 48000hz instead [duplicate]

How do i fix this? Ive used youtube videos and online information but nothing helps. My computer is an Lenovo, Ideapad 330. Its processor is an AMD A9, Radeon R5, 5 compute Cores 2C+3G. It also had ...
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What version of blender approves 441000hz for audio

Im experiencing issues with blender. When i startup the 2.79 version, a black box opens with the Cannot use 441000hz, use 48000hz, so i changed my audio settings and all. Yet, it still doesn't seem to ...
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Blender white screen on startup

I previously had Blender installed through the windows store (which worked ok), but I uninstalled it, intending to get the Steam version and/or the 2.8 beta. I tried both, but when I open either one ...
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Blender 2.8 Custom Start Window (Ctrl + u) Not working

Ctrl + U worked in 2.79 for me, but in 2.8 it doesn't seem to work. Even if I press ctrl + u after deleting the starting cube, the next time I open Blender it's still there. Is there another way to do ...
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Blender fails to load

I've just tried to launch Blender. Nothing has changed except for a recent Windows upgrade. When I launch Blender it hangs then crashes at the launch screen. I cannot get any version (2.20, 2.78, 2.79,...