updating windows 10

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updating windows 10

Postby rahnama » Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:27 am

after updating windows 10 ,the designbuilder on my pc doesnt work correctly,in fact it works very slowly.what should I do?
Darren Flight
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Re: updating windows 10

Postby Darren Flight » Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:36 am

Please check if your laptop has a dedicated graphics card and set DB to run with the card. To check, open Windows Control Panel> Device Manager> Display adaptors. If it says only Intel then you have an integrated card.

To set up to DesignBuilder with the dedicated GPU this can be done using the GPU control panel or similar management application.

For example with an NVidia model this can be set by:
1. Open the Windows Start Menu
2. Enter “NVidia control panel” into the Search field and run it
3. Select “Manage 3D Settings” from the option in the left-hand panel
4. Select "DesignBuilder" to change the graphics processor for under "Select a program to customize"
5. If you do not see "DesignBuilder" program then it may be necessary to uncheck 'Show only programs found on this computer' which will then populate the list with the desired options.
6. Select your NVidia graphics card under "preferred graphics processor" instead of the default “auto-select” (auto-select will use integrated graphics for DesignBuilder, which can cause poor performance).

Then reboot the pc and start a new DesignBuilder session. Please note this instructions may differ depending on the Nvidia card, steps can be found online.

Please see our hardware requirements in the link below.

https://support.designbuilder.co.uk/ind ... quirements
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