Brave freezes randomly with no apperant pattern

Description of the issue:
I installed Brave a few days ago for the first time, and as soon as I tried to log into my Google account, it began to freeze on me. I decided to keep giving it a shot as I want to support this browser, but it randomly freezes on me all the time. And this was before installing any plugins.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.
Any time I launch the browser, about 20 seconds after launching, it freezes.

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):
I am constantly waiting to do anything, and a lot of the time, I bring up the Task Manager, kill th browser, and go back to Chrome. Which I am using now to submit this ticket because of how unstable Brave appears to be.

Expected result:
No more freezing.

Reproduces how often:
Every time I use the browser.

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Windows 10 & Brave 1.1.22

Additional Information:
Please help get this resolved so I can keep using Brave.

Thank you for reaching out to us.

Can you try disabling Hardware Acceleration in settings to see if this resolves the issue?

You’ll find this in Settings --> Additional Settings --> System --> Hardware Acceleration

Seems to have solved the problem in my case, Thanks. @Mattches

I tried that, and then restarted the browser. Still locked up. Any other suggestions?

To confirm, you don’t have any plugins/extensions installed in the browser? Additionally, have you tried clearing your browsing data/cache? If you were to launch a private browsing session, does the browser still freeze in the same way?

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