IDE Crashes only by trying to change panels or while opening job windows

Crash Information:

Description of crash -
When doing tasks that involve opening other windows RStudio IDE crashes.
It start happening when I updated the Rstudio, but once done even if I go back to earlier versions it stands crashing.
The simple panel relocation when to choose in any of the dropdown menus.
The knitr to pdf or html which opens a new window.
Or even while in an rmd file when to open a window to view a plot bigger.
Also, I notice a very big delay to see plots in the plots window with simple ggplot2 plots. some crashes as well.

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From Troubleshooting Guide: RStudio Crashed

Hi, welcome!

Have you tried changing to software rendering?, you can change it by holding the Ctrl key while opening RStudio, then you should see this menu and change the "Rendering Engine" to "Software".

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It seems to be working again.
I've made the change to 64 bit and rendering to software.

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