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Crashes since today after Windowa updates
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System Information
Operating system: Windows 10
Graphics card: GTX 1660

Blender Version
Broken: (example: 2.80, edbf15d3c044, master, 2018-11-28, as found on the splash screen)
Worked: (newest version of Blender that worked as expected)

Short description of error

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
Based on the default startup or an attached .blend file (as simple as possible).

Blender 2.08 and also new 2.81.1.

Crash within seconds of launching, wont even get to splash screen. I cant get Blender at all to run.

Event Timeline

Alaska (Alaska) changed the task status from Needs Triage to Needs Information from User.Sun, Jun 28, 8:03 AM
Alaska (Alaska) added a subscriber: Alaska (Alaska).

Please test the latest version of Blender (2.83.1) and ensure your GPU drivers are up to date:
Blender download:
GPU driver download:

Done both of the above. Still no success, the only way I can get Blender 2.8.1 to run is in compatibility mode with Windows 8.

Weirdly now its working! Thank you. I did remove a lot of the latest windows net frame updates. maybe that helped too. Thanks for your help

Its not working again today. No other updates on my laptop as i disabled them for a month.