Freezes Immediately After Launch


#1

I have been using Atom for about a year now without any problems, but as of today the app freezes immediately after launching and never becomes responsive again. I have tried reinstalling but it has no effect. Anyone have any ideas?


#2

What version? What OS? Did you update anything recently? Do older versions of Atom work?


#3

What happens if you open the command line and type atom --safe?


#4

Version 1.3.0 on Windows 10 (w/ latest updates). I haven’t changed anything significant lately, that I know of. I haven’t had a chance to try an older version yet but I’ll be trying that next.


#5

Looks like the same thing happens.


#6

Assuming that’s a typo and you meant 1.30.0?

In addition to trying an older version of Atom to see if the issue might be specific to 1.30.0, I’d also suggest trying a couple of other debugging suggestions from the debugging guide like temporarily resetting to factory defaults or clearing saved state (note that you’ll lose any unsaved data when clearing saved state).