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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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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, ...
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Blender App opens in worst resolution and the info bar is invisible [duplicate]

Blender opens on a worst resolution, the the info bar isn't visible and edges of the app overlaps on the screen, I have attached the picture below. Drivers are updated. Here are my machine specs ...
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Blender very slow after upgrading to windows 10

So I recently did an upgrade on my old laptop. Its a very weak laptop with a ATI Mobility Radeon 3400 but blender always ran pretty well on it. Now after upgrading to windows 10 blender first said ...
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Blender crashing on start

I started blender up today and it crashes on launch. I uninstalled, and re-installed to no avail. I tried debugging and the following information is available: Unhandled exception at ...
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Blender dev build question

On https://builder.blender.org/download/ there are 2 version available for download: non-stable build and Experimental Build Branch by VS 2015 . What does this mean and what are the differences ?
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Blender 2.79 freezes when I try to open file

Every time I try to do anything that involves action of actually looking at my computer files through blender, Blender stopps responding (right after I click the button) for 2-5 minutes before ...
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Unusual hard crash when rotating viewport [closed]

I've had a crash recently occuring to me in which blender hard crashes when I try to either rotate, or pan in the viewport. This only occurs in one scene of mine, which I sadly cannot share, I am ...
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Windows 10, Blender cannot open write save on C: [duplicate]

I just noticed this recently, I cannot save my blend file. Cannot open file for writing permission denied. I have been using Blender for over 5 years and installed it multiple times on multiple ...
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Blender wont work and just stays white window

I have been at this for hours and have not found a solution. Manually switched sound settings to 44100hz and then doesn't show that error but still opens and just stays all white window. I have ...
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Blender 2.79 install - Installer has stopped responding [closed]

I've had no problems installing earlier versions of blender. But installing the new 2.79 (Windows, x64) installer on Windows 10 ends up with the installer flashing a window, then going away. Followed ...
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how do i navigate blender on a vaio z canvas

I recently acquired a Vaio Z Canvas which has a very useful shortcut key menu that I can display on the left of my screen as can be seen in the image. Up to this point I've been using these shortcuts ...
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Blender locks up if I minimise it

I run blender on a three monitor computer. I'm new to blender and 3D modelling though I have played in Unity and other places for a while. I have created a startup file that opens a blender window ...
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Blender opens but is strangely unresponsive

I am using Win 7 home 64bit. I have multiple versions of blender portable installed (just an unzip), after not using it for a couple months I went to open 2.77a and it just gives me a big black screen ...
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Where can I find Blender 32 bit version?

On the blender.org Download page it only says 64 bit installer. I have a Windows 7, 32 bit computer and OS.
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What is the max amount of cores and threads Blender can use?

I wanted to get a 12 core CPU (Threadripper 1920X) and I wanted to know the max amount of cores Blender can use?
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Transformation manipulator rotate keeps messing with my material view

Bizarre glitch(?) that seems to happen whenever I use the material view after activating the rotate transformation manipulator on a rig. When I rotate my bones manually, everything seems just fine, ...
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Blender appears zoomed in, Windows 10 [duplicate]

Having this problem since I updated to W10 from W7. The whole blender window appears zoomed in. See: The window is minimized just for the screenshot You can see on the edges the effect of the zoom. ...
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Cannot save blend files - permission denied [closed]

I installed blender for the first time, so I have the latest version, 2.78c. I played with it for a bit. Then I discovered I couldn't save my work. I uninstalled it and reinstalled it. Rebooted. ...
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No sound after export blender game in .exe? How to export with sound?

How to export blender game in .exe with game sound? I created a basic game but it exported with no sound.
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Why is my Blender UI glitchy when using rendered preview?

When I enter rendered preview with cycles, the UI keeps turning black. GIF showing the problem. I noticed that the problem isn't occurring when I change the "Window Draw Method" from "Automatic" to "...
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Blender doesn't open after Windows 10 creators update

As the title says, ever since I updated to the latest version of Windows 10, Blender won't open. I haven't done anything that could have broke it. After installing the update I tried opening it on ...
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blender 2.78c lagging too much in window 10

when I working on my first project (more than basic use) it was got working nice and smooth but when start to use it little bit for advance use its got slow and star to lag and seem not responding to ...
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Blender doesn't start under Windows 10 version 1703

I have a problem with blender startup, when I start it from Steam it gives me an error with the Audio Board. I have set board to 16bit when I start the error is gone, but Blender crashes instead. ...
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Blender not starting on Windows Remote Desktop [duplicate]

I got a very tricky problem: Let's begin in the past. I got a Workstation. In the past it ran Blender 2.78b with a Nvidia Quadro FX1800 as Graphics Card. For Rendering, I used the CPU. I used another ...
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Blender not running under IIS7

I would like to use Blender 2.78c (64bit, from zip file) to perform rendering tasks on my IIS7 server running at a Win7 machine. The server uses ASP.NET and C# to create a new process which starts ...
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Startup Black Screen?

I just installed Blender and I'm new to all this. When I open up Blender I see a black screen, like the command prompt app on Windows, and I was wondering how to get into Blender? Then if I click on ...
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Error AL lib: UpdateDeviceParams: Failed to set 44100hz, got 48000hz instead. What can I do?

I have Win 10 and when I open Blender I have the error: AL lib: UpdateDeviceParams: Failed to set 44100hz, got 48000hz instead
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Some vertices stopped moving in sculpt mode

On a project I was working on creating shape keys and sculpting the model for those keys, suddenly while attempting to create a new shape key some of the vertices of the model stopped reacting to the ...
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How to record a Blender tutorial for others [closed]

I've gotten so much from this great Blender community, I'd like to give back. Before I start I'd like to ask how to do this best. Questions: How do you record a Blender tutorial in Windows? What do ...
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Material Interface

I'm learning blender and am studying materials at this point but as I progress through tutorials I often encounter that my material panel is not always the same as the first time I used Blender. ...
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File browser in Blender is very slow [duplicate]

I work with windows 10 pro. From Blender version 2.76 and also in later (also 2.78c) is the opening of file browser very long. A workflow is not possible. Is a solution to the problem known?
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How to quickly jump from one entry box to another?

Is there a way to quickly jump from one input box to another? For example, in the retopoflow menu, is there a way to go from the source object to the target object box with a button instead of ...
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I am having very slow performance running Blender [duplicate]

I just installed Blender and I am having very slow performance,when I press any menu buttons it takes around 3 sec. to respond or show is this normal? Do I need to set up something additional or ...
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Modifier Keys using multiple windows of the same file

I have split my layout into two windows using Window > Duplicate Window. I am working in window1, then want to pan the view in window2. I pan the view with the default Shift MMB. Just as window2 gets ...
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Anyone having problems with 2.78 and GTX 660 - specifically baking? [duplicate]

I have gotten zero replies on this and for the life of me don't know why. I'm an intermediate user who has tried everything to get a Combined bake to show up on my image map in Texture mode. After the ...