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Questions pertaining to the Windows Operating System as it relates to Blender. Questions can be anything from compatibility to optimization.

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How can I import my video properly?

I used a cellphone and it records .3gp I converted to mp4 and When I put it in the video editor it goes wrong It seems that it triesa to put it in the computer resolution
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How do you get second window in Texture Paint Mode [duplicate]

I'm using Blender 2.92 and whenever I go to Texture Paint mode, I'm only seeing the flat texture. How can I create a second window and see the model as well? ...
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Grease Pencil primitive/shape tools do not function

First and foremost, I am on 64bit Windows 10, V1909, Build 18363.1440 My current blender installation is 64bit 2.92.0, fresh from blender.org When I click on the primitives while in Grease Pencil's ...
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Using PIL in a blender addon

I need to use Pillow 7.2.0 for a blender addon I wrote. To make it available to me, I simply navigated to where I had Anaconda and found Anaconda/lib/site-packages ...
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Can Windows Blender load a project from a WSL2 filesystem file?

Windows can access WSL2 paths as \\wsl$\Ubuntu-20.04\home\me\scene.blend but I can't type that path into blender's File>Open dialog box (2.93 alpha nightly of ...
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How to link Anaconda3 environment to Blender 2.92 on Windows

My problem Since the release of Blender 2.92, my anaconda3 environment does not work anymore with Blender... I have this error at startup : ...
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Eevee glass shader transparent only at certain angles?

So I made windows for my building in an Eevee scene, but at certain angles, it doesn't show what is on the other side and instead shows a reflection of what's below my building. I am using the ...
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Installed blender version 2.92 and 2.91.2 but when it launch is shows not responding please help [closed]

Device name RHINOCEROS Processor AMD A4-9125 RADEON R3, 4 COMPUTE CORES 2C+2G 2.30 GHz Installed RAM 4.00 GB (3.89 GB usable) System type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor Edition ...
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Blender closes/crashes everytime I open and close a window

Since yesterday blender constantly closes/crashes everytime I open and close a window. So far this happens on every window I have tried (e.g. file output path, file import, viewport windows, image ...
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My blender doesn't open anymore

I'm having a problem with Blender 2.91.2 Whenever I try to open it, it just goes to the console and closes immediately. Initially when this happened, it came up with a message about my userprefs file (...
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Blender Crashes on Startup in Windows 10, returns EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION

Blender crashes upon launching the application in Windows 10, but not in Ubuntu Studio. It might have something to do with the graphics card, but AFAIK I've got the latest drivers. To note: Blender in ...
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Using bpy in a standalone python script dies when rendering

EDIT (Solution): I was able to fix this by adding the following line: bpy.context.scene.render.engine = 'CYCLES' This works fine for me as I need to use the cycles ...
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Architectural Window Glass - White or Black circle in IOR Reflection

I have modelled a window using a glass that has thickness (about 10mm). Normals face the correct way. I have researched glass shaders to make sure light passes throught the material and also keeps ...
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Why is blender rendering only at base clock speed?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad slim 3i, with Intel Core i5-10210U, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD, Intel UHD Graphics and Nvidia MX130. I did a blender project in this Laptop, and I set the CUDA preferences in ...
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How to check whether the Blender application is focused / on the foreground / active (Windows and Linux) in Python

Is there a way to check whether Blender is currently focused / on the foreground / active (in both Windows and Linux)? We're sending data to Blender, and this would help us determine which Blender ...
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Remove pop-up window when running an operator

Is there anyway to remove this pop-up window when running an operator?
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Windows 10 blender blackscreen, no cursor, no USB power

I get a black screen after working a few minutes on blender with the Cycle render method active. Most of the time I have a second window of blender open, set to a camera with Viewport Shading on. ...
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Sheep It not launching

I have downloaded the newest version of Sheep It from the website, but when I launch the exe file (Im on Windows) it says "Extracting __%", and when it finishes extracting it closes and does ...
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Blender crash on startup on older Lenovo Thinkpad E520

I'm total Blender newbie, trying to get Blender 2.91.0 to run on my Lenovo Thinkpad E520 Edge (bought at the end of 2012). I just made clean install of Windows 10 (Home 64 bit) after replacing Lenovo'...
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How to lock a menu (specifically Sapling Tree Gen)? [duplicate]

I am trying to play around with the Sapling Tree Gen Add-On, which allows me to create trees and modify them. But the problem is that the settings for the tree were in the Toolbox on the left (opened ...
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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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Using Blender's GUI application from WSL2 (repost from stackoverflow)

This is a repost from StackOverflow, I was recommend to post this here by a friend Recently a fellow intern finished his internship. For this internship, he wrote some automated fluid simulations in ...
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Windows 10 crashes using blender

I have tried to find an answer in internet on my issue before to write in this blog but I couldn't find any. I am currently using blender 2.90.1 and after rendering a complex scene I open a new ...
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How do I turn off transparency in drop down windows?

Whenever I open a drop down menu, the window overlaps the screen underneath it, this causes texts to overlap and become difficult to read and know what I am clicking. I see other users of the program ...
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Rendering engine BLENDER_RENDER not installed? [duplicate]

When I run: render_args = bpy.context.scene.render render_args.engine = 'BLENDER_RENDER' I get the following error: ...
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Blender keeps crashing/closing without log entry

I have a problem with blender now and I don’t know why. It keeps crashing constantly. I can work sometimes only 2 mins and sometimes upto 20. Then it closes without anything. I reinstalled it with no ...
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Blender won't open. The command window flashes but nothing else. I want to share my solution

Problem: Blender worked until I installed 2.90. It opened once then failed afterwards. When I tried to open Blender, the command prompt flashed and disappeared. Blender would not open. I don't like ...
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Both windows change when I switch to object mode in second window?

I'm new to blender and was creating a treasure chest or whatever you call it. I split the blender screen to two windows so that I can see one object in object mode and in second window in rendered ...
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Window cut pinching after bevel applied to windows edges

I tried to search an answer to my question, but didn't find a solution so far, so looking for Your help. I'm trying to create a modular sci-fi corridor. As You see in the first screen shot - this is ...
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how to call a floating properties window and display the modifiers tab?

Well, what I want is that after a shortcut, a floating window appear with the properties area sowing the "modifier" tab. I almost get it to work. But I have an error. Here is my code ...
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Mac-style inertial viewport navigation on Windows

On Mac (at least with the touchpad; unsure about mouse), orbiting/panning/zooming the viewport has inertia and momentum to it, which is to say if you release while still moving your cursor, the ...
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blender opengl 3

Today i tried to download the latest version of blender but it gives me a problem on opengl, telling me that i need at least opengl 3.3, even though i should have opengl 4. So I found a modification ...
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Rigid Body Crash when switching between MacOS and Windows

I'm a relative newbie on Blender 2.83 and have an infuriating problem when attempting to edit - on a Windows 10 laptop - an animation containing a rigid body simulation originally created on a Macbook ...
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Blender crashes upon opening

I installed Blender (2.83) for the first time on my new Custom Built PC. Windows 10, Intel i7, x 64bit and opened double clicking the .exe file, a grey screen appears as well as a black dialogue box ...
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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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How to install Blender on a Intel Core i5 with Windows 7? [closed]

I use a 2014 laptop with Intel Core i5(2010) with Windows 7 Pro Extended Support(2020) I want to do modeling with Unity but I tried but it said you need a high level computer while i have a mid level
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'blender' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file

I can't get any blender commands to work in the windows command line. I have added to the PATH and changed the directory to where Blender is on my laptop but I just keep getting this error: 'blender' ...
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How to create old looking/ cracked glass

I am looking for old looking cracked glass for a window in a shack scene. I have looked everywhere but can find a tutorial or material or model on this please can someone help me on this thanks
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Switching from Mac to PC - Questions regarding GPU-rendering

I just switched from Mac (macOS) to PC (Windows 10). Since Macs can't render with GPU, I'm new to the concept of being able to render with Cycles using a GPU. However, I have a couple of questions: ...
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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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Crash when I start Blender 2.83 on Windows 7 Pro

I've just installed Blender 64Bits v2.83 (Os W7 Pro-64b) and when I try to launch it, I have a stealth window (kind for DOS command) which opens and closes immediately, and the program doesn't not ...
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Is it possible to auto close the blender render window once rendering is finished?

Is it possible to auto close the blender render window once rendering is finished? I could not find any such option.
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How can i change the keyboard layout of blender back to english/default?

I'm new (actually just installed it a few hours ago), and wanted to access walk mode through shift ´ but i couldn't find the key Blender sees as ´ at first. Neither the key left of 1 - which would be ...
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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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SyntaxError: (unicode error) 'unicodeescape' codec can't decode bytes in position 2-3: truncated \UXXXXXXXX escape

I'm trying to save fig to my desktop using python but showing an error how can I solve this error?? (I'm Using Windows10) ...
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Why does Blender become unusable when Windows Ink is enabled?

It is awesome that Blender supports windows Ink, however if you use it then blender seems to become unusable. Even right click menus stop working. Is there a way to activate a pen only pie menu or ...
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Can you perfectly line up one object with an array modifier with another object that has an array modifier?

So here's the problem. I want the cylinders to be smack in the middle of the cubes when giving them both an array modifier. I know one way to make that happen, is to just join them together and give ...
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Clip in the sequencer won't show in previewer

The clip is a MP4 file I captured from Windows Gamebar. The video plays fine and I can even open it in other video editing software. However, when I import the clip into Blender it won't play video in ...
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Remapped keyboard keys don not work properly in Blender only (Windows 10)

I have bought a laptop that was German (I’m not, I use an English keyboard), and I have a clean installation in English as Win 10 OS language and Greek loaded as an additional language pack. Both use ...

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