Yesterday after updating from 2018.1 to 2018.2 PyCharm kept crashing when closing a project. As Pycharm reopens a project upon restart and I normally have a lot of PyCharm instance open, this kind of forced me to open a lot of PyCharms that I don’t need all the time. As the crash also wiped preference changes it couldn’t be changed via the GUI.
I had to edit a config file to change the setting responsible for starting projects after launch.
Reminder for myself in the future, might this happen again.
Changed it to: