Open File or Project is really slow

When using the "open File or Project" dialog window, it loads the last used directory for 10-30 seconds. This is really annoying. The process is still responding if i check the task manager

Software: Phpstorm 2018.3.5.

PC specs: c: drive is 2x 850 evos in raid 0, 16 gb ram, i5-6660k @3.5ghz.

Gif example

 

 

Any ideas what this can be?

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Hi again! 
The new file chooser works very well. 
For other users who have problems with the activation of this feature: 
go to menu 
help > edit custom properties 
and add to file  

ide.ui.new.file.chooser=true
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Hi,
i had the same annoying problem and finally fixed it.
My system:
- Android Studio 2022.2.1 patch 2
- Windows 11 prof

- a few disconnected network shares to NAS

- antivirus: eset internet security

i used nirsoft procmon to figure out whats going on.
After pressing file->open, there was an INTENSE data-exchange from studio64.exe with rad.msn.com and live.rads.msn.com.
I blocked both in hosts (0.0.0.0 rad.msn.com, 0.0.0.0 live.rads.msn.com)
After new windows login everything was fine...

I don't use any microsoft-news features and im logged in as local admin, not via ms-account.

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I have this problem at my office. Since i work at a financial institution we are not allowed to disable any antivirus or do any changes to the computers which require root privileges.

The way i slove it is that i create a new project from existing sources every time i need to open a project. I think this is a bug though, and it should be fixed, but JB seems to not prioritize it?

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Jakob Stengard, have you tried switching to the new file chooser? Zdziejowski described how to enable it above in the thread.

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Still happen with 2023.* software.  Any update? I don't want to remove the mapped network drive every time I use pycharm as a workaround!

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