Brave not opening in Windows 10 64 bit

Description of the issue:
Brave no longer opens in Windows 10.
My windows 10 upgraded itself yesterday (took a long time including restart) and now Brave does not open.
Downloaded and installed Brave again (BraveBrowserSetup-HOA289) but still does not open.
Google Chrome works fine - which I am using now.
Shortcut target is “C:\Program Files (x86)\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\brave.exe” --disable-gpu
Tried “C:\Program Files (x86)\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\brave.exe” but no change.
Checked file location is correct.
Clicked directly on Brave.Exe in file explorer but no change. Did not open.
Windows asks if i want Brave to make changes to my computer and I click YES. but does not open.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.
click on Brave shortcut. Hour glass for a second then nothing.

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Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):

Additional Information:

Thanks for reaching out to us. Can you tell me if you get the same behavior if you try to launch a private tab initially?

Brave is opening and working now!
I completely uninstalled Brave using IObit Uninstaller.
Then restarted my computer.
Then installed Brave (BraveBrowserSetup-HOA289)
It took much longer to install this time.
Works great now.

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