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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 after grey window

I simply cannot launch blender 2.79a whatever I do! I have reinstalled 4 times and done the same with older versions. I have also updated my drivers and installed an older version of Python in case it ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 do I get out of a Blender 2.77a Windows 10 infinite loop after setting a .jar default app setting by mistake?

After some trubosquid downloads, I kept getting a "make default app" for .jar files notice. I clicked okay just to get it to go away. Now when I open Blender 2.77 on my Windows 10 machine the command ...
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Blender will not fully open

Whenever I try to start up Blender the CMD comes up as usual but then stops on that and says nothing? I've tried leaving it for a while to see if it was just going slowly because I had just updated ...
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Is there a 32-bit version of 2.76? [closed]

I'm new to Blender and I have just dopwnloaded Blender 2.76. Unfortunately it doesn't seem to work under my 32 bits Windows7. Is there a 32-bit version of 2.76? Thanks.
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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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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 do I Save/Pin a New Window, and assign a button to it?

Under Window > New Window, I'm able to create a window, and assign various Editor Types within said window. I'd like to save this window and Pin it, so that regardless of which Workspace Tab I'm on it ...
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How to change “default” Blender used by Windows?

I have multiple versions of Blender installed: 2.78c(for a class I'm taking using the game engine), 2.82a and 2.83a. When I hit the Windows key and search for Blender, the default one that shows up at ...
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Path to all Font directories on windows 10

When I installed extra fonts on Windows 10, the OS put the files in my user "AppData ..." location. Now fonts exist in two different directories and I cannot find information on how to setup the font ...
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Blender 2.81a file created in Windows behaves weird in Linux

I have students learning Blender doing the Blender Guru Donut Tutorial. While doing this, a few of them have moved to another room. The difference is that they started on Windows 10 PCs and now try to ...
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Screen distorts after enlarging/opening new windows [closed]

This distortion occurs upon opening new windows inside blender, such that I can not save, save rendered image, open project, virtually anything. I'd really appreciate an answer on how to fix this ...
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Blender 2.81 crashed now no version starts

I've never had issues with any blender version up through 2.8 64 bit and was actually using blender when i noticed that 2.81 was released. I downloaded 2.81a on Dec 5 and it opened for a few moments ...
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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 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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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 ...