Project Recovery

I am using Audacity 3.3.3 and I am surprised to note that if the system reboots for some reason, I do not get a recover option for the Project that I had been currently working on. The entire time and effort in editing an audio file goes wasted.
The recovery option used to appear on launching Audacity and I was able to recover my projects when using Audacity 2.1.3. Has the recovery feature been taken away in this new version?
Please advise.
Thanks & Regards,

No. It should be working.

I have a strong suspicion that it’s a new windows thing. I notice that some reboots seemingly return me to a state similar to before the shutdown (ie: all the same windows and programs open), and I further suspect that Audacity doesn’t handle this behavior as the project recovery only occurs in the event of a crash.

But I also don’t know enough about this behavior to definitively say what’s going on here.

One thing to try is to save an empty .aup3 project first. Then close it. Then reopen it from the recent files list. I believe this will create a more robust project.

Thank you for the response. I am pretty sure though that after a system crash, the recovery option does not pop up on launching Audacity like it used to in the previous version.
Just a quick question. If, lets say, I am editing a multi-track project and the system crashes before I could select all the tracks and apply ‘Mix and render’, will I be able to reopen it in the same state from the recent files?

Please see: Audacity errorneously deletes project for a Windows Update. · Issue #3362 · audacity/audacity · GitHub

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