It freezes then after a moment a pop up says Java has stopped responding and the game crashes. I've tried uninstalling minecraft and java separately and reinstalling. I've also tried versions 1.13.0 and 1.12.2 with the same results. Anybody else encountering this issue? I don't run any mods or anything either.
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