RStudio crashes when trying to open a file or a project

Crash Information:

Description of crash - RStudio crashes when I tried to open a file or a project. The file explorer appears briefly and IDE crashes immediately. Uninstalled and reinstalled both R and RStudio, but the peoblem still persists.

Steps to reproduce - Could not take a screenshot because of the IDE crash.

System Information:

  • RStudio Edition: Desktop

  • RStudio Version: 1.3.959

  • OS Version: Windows 10

  • R Version: 4.0.2

  • Your sessionInfo():
    R version 4.0.2 (2020-06-22)
    Platform: x86_64-w64-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)
    Running under: Windows 10 x64 (build 18362)

Matrix products: default

[1] LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252 LC_CTYPE=English_United States.1252 LC_MONETARY=English_United States.1252
[4] LC_NUMERIC=C LC_TIME=English_United States.1252

attached base packages:
[1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] compiler_4.0.2 tools_4.0.2

Crash Report:


  • RStudio diagnostics report:
  • RStudio application log files:

From Troubleshooting Guide: RStudio Crashed

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