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Drag'n'Drop not working if run as administrator on Windows
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System Information
Operating system: Windows-10-10.0.17763 64 Bits
Graphics card: GeForce GTX 1050 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 NVIDIA Corporation 4.5.0 NVIDIA 418.91

Blender Version
Broken: version: 2.80 (sub 60), branch: blender2.7, commit date: 2019-05-01 16:58, hash: rBa372e5e426e4
Worked: (optional)

Short description of error
Drag'n'Drop inside Blender viewport (.blend file, image etc.) not working if run as administrator on Windows.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
Run Blender as administrator and try to Drag'n'Drop image inside 3d view.



Event Timeline

LazyDodo (LazyDodo) closed this task as Archived.
LazyDodo (LazyDodo) claimed this task.

Windows just doesn't allow it, and there's nothing we can do about it. that being said, there should be no reason to run blender with admin privileges.

Wow, it took me 2 years to figure this out. Maybe this should be shown at the first startup, so users will be aware of this windows issue.