Operating system: Windows 10
Graphics card: GeForce GTX 970
Broken: (example: 2.80, edbf15d3c044, master, 2018-11-28, as found on the splash screen)
Short description of error
Blender crashes with some files from previous versions.
Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
Based on the default startup or an attached .blend file (as simple as possible). I did a clean install and start up Blender. I open one of my older files from blender v2.79b and as soon as I click on the open button, the whole program closes. I've opened the program from a native file on it's own. It does open, but it shows me a rapidly blinking screen. I'll provide a link to a 32 second gif taken with gyazo. The program works well other wise.