Lightroom Classic CC Develop module crashes constantly Windows 10 system.

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Since Upgrading my LIghtroom CC to Lightroom Classic CC, every time I try and do anything in the develop module (Switching Pictures any development steps, etc... LIghtroom freezes and can only be closed by using Windows Task manager.

My catalog is on a 512gb internal SSD, my  system meets all the specifications for Running LR and I've been running it for years on this system. 

Windows 10 on a Core i7 2.7 - 2.9 ghz
16gb RAM
NVidia 950M Graphics card

I've optimized the catalog after the update, I've tried with and without GPU acceleration (made no difference). I've tried rebooting the laptop.

I'm about to go back to LR 6.x if I don't unsubscribe first. 

Please get this fixed asap. I can't so any work in  LR like this. the Online CC is no good as my catalog is way over the 20gb allotted for this and I'm not about to throw more money at Adobe for a broken product.

Here's the LR system information.
Lightroom Classic version: 7.0 [ 1140024 ]
License: Creative Cloud
Operating system: Windows 10
Version: 10.0
Application architecture: x64
System architecture: x64
Logical processor count: 4
Processor speed: 2.9 GHz
Built-in memory: 16266.6 MB
Real memory available to Lightroom: 16266.6 MB
Real memory used by Lightroom: 1211.2 MB (7.4%)
Virtual memory used by Lightroom: 1089.3 MB
GDI objects count: 612
USER objects count: 2067
Process handles count: 1374
Memory cache size: 398.1MB
Maximum thread count used by Camera Raw: 3
Camera Raw SIMD optimization: SSE2,AVX,AVX2
Camera Raw virtual memory: 442MB / 8133MB (5%)
Camera Raw real memory: 444MB / 16266MB (2%)
System DPI setting: 168 DPI (high DPI mode)
Desktop composition enabled: Yes
Displays: 1) 3840x2160
Input types: Multitouch: Yes, Integrated touch: Yes, Integrated pen: No, External touch: No, External pen: No, Keyboard: Yes

Graphics Processor Info: 
DirectX: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M

Application folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Lightroom Classic CC
Library Path: C:\LIghtroom Catalogs\Lightroom Catalog-2.lrcat
Settings Folder: C:\Users\Craig Bobchin\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Lightroom

Installed Plugins: 
1) AdobeStock
2) Canon Tether Plugin
3) DxO OpticsPro 11
4) DxO OpticsPro 11 Importer
5) Export to Photomatix Pro
6) Facebook
7) Flickr
8) HDR Efex Pro 2
9) Koken
10) Nikon Tether Plugin
11) ON1 Photo RAW 2017
12) ON1 Resize 2017
13) Show Focus Points

Config.lua flags: None

Adapter #1: Vendor : 10de
Device : 139a
Subsystem : 129e1043
Revision : a2
Video Memory : 2018
Adapter #2: Vendor : 8086
Device : 5916
Subsystem : 14c01043
Revision : 2
Video Memory : 80
Adapter #3: Vendor : 1414
Device : 8c
Subsystem : 0
Revision : 0
Video Memory : 0
AudioDeviceIOBlockSize: 1024
AudioDeviceName: Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio)
AudioDeviceNumberOfChannels: 2
AudioDeviceSampleRate: 48000
Build: 10.0x7
Direct2DEnabled: false
GL_VERSION: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 369.09
GPUDeviceEnabled: false
OGLEnabled: true
GL_EXTENSIONS: GL_AMD_multi_draw_indirect GL_AMD_seamless_cubemap_per_texture GL_ARB_arrays_of_arrays GL_ARB_base_instance GL_ARB_bindless_texture GL_ARB_blend_func_extended GL_ARB_buffer_storage GL_ARB_clear_buffer_object GL_ARB_clear_texture GL_ARB_clip_control GL_ARB_color_buffer_float GL_ARB_compatibility GL_ARB_compressed_texture_pixel_storage GL_ARB_conservative_depth GL_ARB_compute_shader GL_ARB_compute_variable_group_size GL_ARB_conditional_render_inverted GL_ARB_copy_buffer GL_ARB_copy_image GL_ARB_cull_distance GL_ARB_debug_output GL_ARB_depth_buffer_float GL_ARB_depth_clamp GL_ARB_depth_texture GL_ARB_derivative_control GL_ARB_direct_state_access GL_ARB_draw_buffers GL_ARB_draw_buffers_blend GL_ARB_draw_indirect GL_ARB_draw_elements_base_vertex GL_ARB_draw_instanced GL_ARB_enhanced_layouts GL_ARB_ES2_compatibility GL_ARB_ES3_compatibility GL_ARB_ES3_1_compatibility GL_ARB_ES3_2_compatibility GL_ARB_explicit_attrib_location GL_ARB_explicit_uniform_location 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Sunil Bhaskaran, Official Rep

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Could you please turn GPU off and see if there is a difference?
Go to Preferences > Performance.
Clear the "Use Graphic Processor" check box.

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Craig Bobchin

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I had tried that before posting here. It made no difference, it still crashes weather the GPU is on or off.. 
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Victoria Bampton - Lightroom Queen, Champion

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Until Sunil's back online, Simon Chen (one of the primary engineers) has been recommending option 2 on this page for a variety of Develop preview issues. I'm not 100% sure it'll help in this case, but there's no harm in giving it a try.
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Craig Bobchin

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I looked at the instructions, and I'm a little confused as to where to put the downloaded config.lua file. The instructions say:
  1. In the Presets tab, click the Show Lightroom Presets Folder button. The root preset folder opens in the File Explorer. 
  2. In the File Explorer, navigate into the Lightroom folder."
There is no Lightroom folder under my lightroom Catalogs folder. Can you provide the exact path to the location I'm supposed to put the file?
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Victoria Bampton - Lightroom Queen, Champion

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There should be an extra line in those instructions between steps 2 and 3. If Store Presets with this catalog is checked, uncheck it, THEN press the Show Lightroom Presets Folder (then check it again so you don't wonder where your presets went!), then continue with the instructions.
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Craig Bobchin

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I will give that a try when I get home tonight.
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Looks like you are using a 4K monitor, could you try changing the standard preview size to 1024px and see if this helps. You can change the preview size by going to Edit->Catalog settings->file handling.

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Craig Bobchin

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I can try that, but why did it not have any problems prior to the upgrade? Is this something that will be fixed?
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Craig Bobchin

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I tried both Victoria's and Venkatesh's suggestions. So far so good. I'll let you know if anything goes sideways.
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So I had some more time to do some editing over the weekend and I still have problems with LR despite putting the suggestions above to use.

I'm not able to switch between images in the develop module without LR locking up and having to force close it via task manager. I even disabled all 3rd party plugins in case one them was causing the problem. 

At this point LR is unusable to me since I can't edit any images in it. Funny thing is, I can edit images in ACR and Photoshop. But that's not a substitute for LR.