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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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Installing Blender on windows 10 pro reduces UI size

I have been using Blender for few years on Linux Ubuntu on my Thinkpad and I never faced problem in Blender installation and running smoothly even in my 2 GB ram Linux laptop. Recently, I tried to ...
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The blender program starts with a blurry interface

Hello. The screen is causing trouble and I am asking questions. Because of the nature of the model, I can only use the old version of 2.67 version. When I run the program, I have a problem with the ...
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Blender does not start

Installed Blender on a machine with Core i7 CPU, 16GBs of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce 650. I managed to run Blender twice. On the third time nothing was shown and Blender didn't load properly, even ...
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Blender 2.8 in Windows 10 [closed]

I'm a long time Blender user, though not very technical. Currently have 2.79 installed and working well. When I try to use 2.8, it starts to boot, shows me a blank screen and closes. I can ...
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What does “change” “repair” or “remove” mean in the blender installer?

When I try to install blender, it says change, repair, or remove. I tried clicking change and repair, and install after that but it does nothing. When I delete it and try again the same thing happens.
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Blender version 2.79 and older crashes on startup

Recently Blender version 2.79 and older crashes upon startup in my Windows 10 64-bit computer, and after further inspection, apparently it has something to do with the Cycles renderer. Blender 2.80, ...
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Painting problem when using pen in Blender

I've been using Blender for years. This is my first time to experience it on a 2in1 PC (HP Pavilion x360). This machine has a pen which works perfectly in any app except Blender. Whenever I tap the ...
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Creating an .exe file of a python application with bpy module

when I create an executable of below python application which has bpy (python API for Blender) with pyinstaller on windows platform, The .exe file does'nt run. But the same program runs from Eclipse ...
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Graphics glitch affecting entire Blender window

I may have encountered a bug in Blender: it shows green dots and other random colors all over the interface, and if I move the mouse pointer the colors change! Here's a picture of how the screen ...
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Bake to keyframes messes up cell fracture [duplicate]

I am making a short animation of a sphere breaking a window with cell fracture. Here is how it looks mid-break: I thought it looked good so I decided to bake it into keyframes to upload it to the ...
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Latest version of Blender doesn't boot in Windows or Linux

So i updated my blender to the latest version in both windows and linux. Both immediately shutdown after the initial pop up. Ran from console in Fedora 28 ...
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Light not passing through all windows

I am creating a room using archimesh. And have applied auto holes I have a room with three windows, all set up the same, all using the same material. If I place all the windows in the correct ...
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Wave Modifier Question

I'm using a wave modifier on a cylinder, but I notice the ends of the cylinder are moving up and down. I'm wanting the ends of the cylinder to be angled as they move instead of just just translating ...
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Texture is rendered as a flat colored surface

I'm using AMD ProRender and I can't get it to render a texture I applied to a cuboid properly. This is my node graph and material properties panel: And this is what the render looks like: Basically ...
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Blender crashes with GPU installed

On a recently assembled computer, attempting to run the BMW Benchmark using CPU render causes the screen to flickers after a few minutes and blender crashes, while using GPU render works fine. After ...
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Can not read “image texture” permission denied in windows 10 pro

I have installed Blender in Windows 10 pro and everything works fine until I try to load an image texture in Cycles. I get the message ...
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Blender in Windows 10

I'm having some trouble with fresh installs of Blender on Windows 10. I've tried 2.79b and 2.78c and both do the same thing: they show the main window, then do nothing more. I updated my graphics ...
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Blender 2.79 crashes on Startup [closed]

System: Windows 10 Graphics card: Nvidia GTX 1030 Hi! I'm currently facing an issue where whenever I launch blender (version 2.79) the program immediately crashes. Since this has started happening I ...
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Weird reflections from HDRi

I have been having some problem with reflections in my windows and can't find out what I am doing wrong. I have purchased 2 car models and I get the same problem with the windows. Is is the model ...
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Palm rejection issue with Blender on HP zbook x2

I'm having issues with the palm rejection in Blender on the HP zbook x2. It uses HP's custom wacom driver. When the pen is close to the screen it should ignore any touch, but it seems to be picking up ...
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How to randomize window lighting on skyscrapers without separating each window into a separate object?

I want to make a building where each window has a randomized lighting value. I can achieve this by separating each window into a separate object and assigning them a material that uses a random number,...
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Does an inactive Blender prevent Windows from sleeping and/or hibernating?

I use W7 on a ThinkPad, with hybrid sleep enabled. Sleep/hibernate work as expected without Blender. When Blender application is loaded (i.e. the application has been launched, but is not rendering ...
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Scene ran fine, then updated windows, now playback is VERY slow

So, I was animating a scene, not too complex, and playback was fine, then I found out my windows was outdated so I clicked update and restart, it then took 5 attempts to get back into the computer as ...
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Cannot edit newly added object [duplicate]

I am fairly new to blender and I cannot seem to solve this issue; Whenever I add a new object. I used to get this sort of menu. in the tools section on the right. However, after working on my file ...
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Blender 2.79b crashes on start V2

This question is a continuation of this: Blender 2.79b crashes on start up System: Windows 10 Drivers: ...
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Blender 2.79b crashes on start up

*Sorry for my bad English. I'm trying to install and use Blender 2.79b on my new computer which uses Windows 10 64-bit. But it always crashes on startup. After double-clicking, a console pops up and ...
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Blender app window BLANK after Windows 10 update

Windows updated a few days ago Version 10.0.17134 Build 17134 I noticed the Windows app "create password reset disc" opens, with no window. I can see it in alt-tab, but when selecting it, nothing ...
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Blender Runs Unusably Slow and Buggy on Windows 10 with GTX 1080

I am new to Blender and 3D modeling in general. After downloading the newest version of Blender, I found the UI to be incredibly unresponsive and laggy. I looked up solutions online, such as changing ...
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“'blender' is not recognized as an internal or external command” error when using blender from the command line

How to render a scene using DOS in blender. Every time I try, an error occurs in the DOS window like the following; C:\blender 2.9>blender 'blender' is not recognized as an internal or external ...
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Blender Crashing within two minutes of opening even if left untouched after opening [closed]

I'm brand new to blender. I downloaded the newest version from online (2.79.2), checked to make sure I have good requirements for using the program (which I do), I start up the program and literally ...
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Part of Blender UI Windows disappears

l have been creating a scene for sometime now. All of a sudden, the part of blender that has the File, Render, Window ,Help you know, the part of the blender interface that allows you to switch ...
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GTX 970 and GTX1080 non-SLI

I'm attempting to run my Windows 10 Pro machine with both my 1080 and 970. As soon as I try to start blender I get the infamous "Error: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION". I've ran Blender with both cards ...
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My Blender 2.79 crashes on Startup without loading the scene

I've had a problem with Blender for about a week since installing it where every time I start up the program, it launches the output window, then begins to draw the window, but it doesn't create any ...
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Blender shows white screen on external monitors when laptop lid is closed

I have an HP ProBook core I7 and Blender works well on this system, but... When I want to work on my external monitors, Blender shows a white screen when it's starting up or the Blender screen is ...
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Blender crashes on startup windows 10

I installed the blender after a fresh installation of windows 10. I have all the drivers installed. I have GTX 1060 graphics card. After running the blender, the console blinks and the program does ...
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Blender screen won't refresh. Windows 10

I recently got a windows 10 laptop. I've brought all my blend projects into this computer and installed blender. But whenever I boot blender up the screen will stay frozen on whatever frame it was ...
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Blender Laggy windows 8.1 Desktop

Title says it all, why the heck do I need to explain this any further with 30 characters??? Hi, I had this program installed on THIS Exact same system and OS Before. Had to re-install the OS and ...
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Alt combination doesn't work well Blender 2.78 and 2.79, Windows 7 x64

I discovered that AltH doesn't work and I was unable to unhide objects. After a series of tests and looking online, I discovered myself that the left Alt key doesn't work always, but the right Alt (...
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How do I send multiple command line commands to the same Blender instance?

im pretty new to blender, and im facing the need to issue python scripts to blender outside of blender via command line. Im using the following from a windows shell: "blender exe" --python "python ...
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Blender Freezing Around 3 Minutes of Being Open

So, here's my issue. When I open Blender (either through a desktop shortcut or through file explorer) it opens up normally. However, when I give any sort of input, such as selecting the cube or ...
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Windows 10 with Blender won't change gpu percentage during rendering

I have built a new Desktop PC with an unactivated version of Windows 10 to run with Blender and haven't gotten it to fully work yet. I've downloaded the latest Nvidia drivers from Nvidia's GeForce ...
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Can't uninstall Blender? (windows 10)

I downloaded Blender for something (relatively) small, but the program was much more than I needed (which I guess is a positive, but I'll never use a good deal of it) and decided to uninstall (save ...
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How to remove sound completely from Blender

I have a Python script that generates a .wav (externally) and places it in the sequence editor. Then, I would like to be able to remove the .wav later. So first I remove the sequence from the editor ...
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Blender 2.79 hz issue

When I try to open blender, it gives this message: AL lib: (EE) UpdateDeviceParams: Failed to set 44100hz, got 48000hz instead Then it stays white and useless. While previous answers to this ...
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trying open blender but getting error failed to set 44100hz, got 48000hz instead.and crashing. what to do? [duplicate]

I am new to blender and installed it for the first time in my computer. And when i started it showed a error "Error AL lib: UpdateDeviceParams: Failed to set 44100hz, got 48000hz instead.". And the ...
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How to add window specific shortcuts?

The steps explained here by Ray Mairlot for how to add custom shortcuts to pretty much anything in Blender are easy to understand: https://blender.stackexchange.com/a/63125/50625 But I would like to ...
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Error when installing Blender 2.78

over the past few days, I have been trying to install "Blender 2.78" on Windows OS on 64-bit. The error is, I have insufficient permissions to download the software. Here is a picture: Other ...
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How can I open an image with a Python script in Windows?

In the script editor in Blender 2.79 on Windows, I can open an image with: bpy.ops.image.open(filepath="C:\\path\\to\\image.png") However, if I put this code in a ...
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Where does my Python output go when I start Blender with a script in Windows?

I'm starting Blender 2.79 with a --python flag to run a python script. On a Mac, print() statements show up in the terminal ...
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Blender 2.79 interface freeze

I've experienced a pretty unusual error. An issue I cannot explain enough to find it on Google. The error goes like this. When Blender starts, everything looks fine, the console shows up for a moment, ...