Cubase 12 Hangs on Startup (intializing BAIOS)

Hi there,

my Cubase 12 freezes on Startup everytime and I must Force Quit.

It hangs on the loading Splash Screen reading: Initializing BAIOS.

What is this.? Please help as it’s super frustrating. I have not added any new plugins othe rsoftware.

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