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User Preferences Crash
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Description

Developer note: this is a known bug in Intel drivers, merge duplicate reports here.


System Information
Win 7 64- Intel HD Graphics

Blender Version
Broken: 2.70a f93bc76

Short description of error
When selecting User Preferences, either by mouse or by keyboard, the program closes.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
File>User Preferences or CTRL+ALT+U

Details

Type
Bug

Event Timeline

Jivicus (Jivicus) added a project: BF Blender.
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Bastien Montagne (mont29) closed this task as Archived.

Thanks for the report, but this is a known issue with crappy Intel drivers (they do not support more than one OGL window), we can’t do much…

As a workaround, you can access UserPreferences from any existing Blender window, it’s listed in the 'Type' selector (left part of the header of all windows).