20 minute startup on fire emblem awakening

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Title states it. Essentially my computer slows down to the point in which I can’t do anything except wait for the game to load for the next 20 minutes. The issue could be attributed to my computer’s age as it is 3 years old atm but I doubt it. Beforehand the game was just fine and only began when I started updating Citra. It’s only the startup that takes 20 minutes afterwards the game runs as usual. Please explain how i may fix this as i love this game and do wish to play it further but the 20 minute time to only LOAD the game is insufferable.

This is a 3 year old lenovo legion y520 laptop
CPU : 2.8GHz Intel Core i7-7700HQ (dual-core, 6MB cache, up to 3.8GHz)
Graphics : Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5 RAM); Intel HD Graphics 630
RAM : 16GB DDR4 (2,400MHz, PC4-2400, SODIMM)

Citra version Canary 1520

I will update this with a log as soon as possible but as I have stated it takes 20 minutes to load the game in the first place so please bear with me

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Most likely an issue with the Disk Shader Cache. You can turn it off in the graphics options in Citra.

Thank you so much! I saw changes immediately! it booted up in SECONDS after i disabled disk shader cache!