Cubase freeze at start on VST mixer, need to disconnect and reconnect Focusrite

Hi, this post about a strange behavior with Cubase 12 Pro and Focusrite 2nd 2i2.

Sometimes, I start Cubase and it freezes on VST mixer step for 5 seconds and stop. When I try to restart, standard safe window appears in order to give me opportunity to disable settings or VST.
If I click OK without selecting options, same behavior, freeze and stop.
If I disconnect and reconnect my Focusrite USB, I can start Cubase without any issues. So, it could be Focusrite issue but don’t know what to do. Of course, Focusrite drivers are up to date and I tried to reset Cubase settings to default, same behavior.

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It does that with Steinberg’s own UR interfaces too. Sometimes stuck at Mixer, sometimes Chord Pads…

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Not very reassuring but at least, I’m not alone ! Thanks for your feedback @misohoza

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I have the focusrite 18i8 that might be causing freeze ups when trying to shut down cubase 12 professional

I have the same problem with Cubase Pro 12 and 13, and I also have a Focusrite.
However, without touching the Focusrite, Cubase will eventually start on the third or fourth try.
But sometimes it starts first time.