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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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Visual C++ Runtime Error 2.69 Startup (Fresh Installation)

I keep getting a visual C++ runtime error while starting up a fresh install of blender.... The following is a list of tasks that I have performed to try and fix the problem. Uninstalling and ...
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User Preferences File Not Compatible Between Win and Linux

I'm using both Windows and Linux and I was hoping to be able to sync the userpref.blend between these operating systems but it seems it doesn't work. I've tried with both Blender Sync and by manually ...
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Blurred interface (wrong interface scale) [duplicate]

I've just installed Blender 2.8 (also check 2.76 and 2.79) and interface looks quite weird (windows 10, FHD res). menu bar not visible although application is displayed in fullscreen mode bottom of ...
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search folder and import each file by script (ver. 2.79b)

Aims: I have a displacement modifier applied on the object. Image files were put into a sub-folder. I wanted to use script to search the sub-folder, replace the image(used by displacement modifier) ...
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How to remove every inactive/unused screens in python?

in blender you can easely create thousands of screens. i'd like to have every screens from bpy.data.screens that are not visible deleted, how can i do that ? i know that ...
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How to prevent a newly create window to change its content when switching between workspaces?

hello, how do i prevent this behavior of any newly created window /window dupplication ? i want the content of the window to stay the same when switching from workspaces to workspaces. can it be ...
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Blender 2.80 and Windows 7

I try to open Blender 2.80 on Windows 7 and nothing happens. I have never had problems with previous versions on my machine, it works perfectly under Ubuntu (my second machine). Does someone have an ...
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How to prevent blender blocking computer entering stand by state?

I often leave my Windows computer on overnight, and sometimes I have Blender running when I do so. I've noticed that when Blender is running that my computer will not enter it's powered down state. ...
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blender 2.8 beta doesn't find opengl

Blender 2.8 doesn't load on my windows 7 notebook. It only says several times: "Warning! Ignoring untested OpenGL context profile mask bits. Warning! OpenGL core profile not available." I already ...
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Blender closes when minimised or UI elements are closed

I’m having a bug which was not present about a week ago. Every time I click the blender Icon in the Windows 10 taskbar to minimise it, it just completely shuts down. If I open a window within the ...
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Running Blender under Virtualbox

I setup a VirtualBox machine under Windows for dev related stuff (python, visual studio etc), everything works except that I cant run Blender :( it crashes with ...
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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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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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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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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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“'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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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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 ...
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Why does Blender gets frozen once I rotate an object and then crash? [closed]

Yesterday I installed Blender on my PC with these characteristics: My problem is that Blender crashes when I open it. First it gets frozen when I try to rotate any object and then it crashes. I don'...
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Blender lag everywhere when interacting with UI (Win10/GTX 1070) [duplicate]

I'm trying to use Blender v2.78 on my new notebook which has the following config: CPU - i7-6700HQ (4 cores) Mem - 16G GPU - GeForce GTX 1070 (driver is updated to the latest 376.09) OS - Win10 ...
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Question to Blender developers on file handling in Windows [closed]

On one of our Windows 10 PCs we are not able to access render output files of Blender v.2.78 using windows explorer: The file is listed in the file selection dialog in Blender, but is not visible to ...
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Blender runs slow

When I reinstall my Win 7 I installed all new drivers and Blender. Firstly Blender didn't work because new version need Service Pack 1 so after few Win Updates Blender starts to run. So I open Blender ...
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Performance issues with blender VSE preview during effects only

My system information: Operating System - Windows 10 (64 bit) CPU - i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz RAM - 32GB DDR4 (4x8GB) GPU - AMD R9 Fury X Storage - PCI-e SSD OCZ Revodrive (500 MB/s writes, 900 MB/s reads) ...
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Blender Freezes my whole system on startup

Yesterday i installed an Geforce GTX960 into my system, since then When i starup Blender my system freezes i have installed the newest driver and even tried older ones. The last thing in the startup ...
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Interface text is tiny on high resolution screen [duplicate]

Blender fills the screen but the text is all tiny. Too small to read with any ease at all. Any thoughts or suggestions?
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Blender 2.77 crashes on startup, graphic problem [closed]

I have a problem with Blender 2.77. It crashes on startup with no error message. I found this problem of graphic settings but I don't really know how to fix this. Something with my CPU maybe? Got ...
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Can't install latest blender on windows

I go to the blender website Select the 64 bit US instillation for my Windows 7 Desktop Computer. After downloading I open the Blender Set Up Wizard and I am given three options: Change/Repair/Remove I ...
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Blender is running too slow [closed]

First it longs about 20 min only showing the terminal window. Then when blender starts, if i want to import a file, or save a file, it lasts another ~20 mins showing "blender (no responde)"(Blender is ...
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Blender crashes on startup

When I launch Blender, it flashes the console on screen and then closes. I was able to see it failed to set to 48000Hz and saw a post that said I could open a console window from the blender folder ...
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Cross-compiling blender on linux platform for windows target [closed]

I've successfully compiled Blender for linux on a linux system. However, I'd like to build a Windows version as well, using the same machine. I found some old forum posts about using MinGW32 to do ...
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Baking AO textures causes unexpected computer shutdown [closed]

I've started experiencing unexpected shutdowns when baking AO textures. The various parts of the stalwart are all placed in one project file so that I can AO texture them all. I've done various bakes ...
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CUDA error: Launch exceeded timeout in cutCtxSynchronize()

I am trying to render my scene with my GPU (GTX 660ti) but it always fail with this error and crashes driver. Rendering blender's BMW benchmark scene works just fine, there must be something wrong ...
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encode video through windows command line

I am trying to integrate the Windows command line functionality of Blender into a program I am writing to perform some ProRes/XDCam to DnxHD video encodes. I am currently using FFMPEG to perform DnxHD ...
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Will my Blender installation work after updating to windows 10?

I'm thinking of installing win 10 and was wondering if I will be able to pick up everything where I left it... Obviously I cannot request a 100% guaranteed result but I want to know if anyone has ...
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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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Why is Blender just using 54% of my CPU when rendering in cycles?

Blender is only utilizing 54% on every core of my CPU (as shown in TaskManager) when rendering in Cycles. How can I make it use 100%? Can this be fixed within Blender or is it more of an OS/hardware-...
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Start Blender with popen in windows 7 [duplicate]

I am trying to start and run a blend file with python3 popen under windows 7, but all I am able to do is start Blender. ...
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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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Blender Disabling Windows Aero?

So Lately everytime I open Blender (2.76) it stops my windows Aero and changes my theme back ? Wondering if there is a solution to this problem Its really hard to work with the basic theme Using ...
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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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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 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 ...