Launch problem with GZDoom/Dancing weapons in Zdoom

Anytime I try and launch Gzdoom to see what it's all about, my screen resolution changes and gives my computer a mild stroke, all while playing the title screen music saying

"Code: C0000005 (Access Violation - tried to write address 00000040)
Address: 049BE094"

I'd also like to ask an unrelated question to all you indexes of knowledge: Is there a way to disable the way enemies drop weapons in ZDoom and Zandronum? I know it's a minute animation that doesn't hurt anybody, but it's really annoying. What's wrong with a shotgun appearing on the ground without doing a little jig to get there? Is there a way I can change the source code to not have dancing weapons? I have virtually zero programming knowledge but I have excellent copy and paste skills. Thank you for at least considering my problems.

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For weapon drops, in the compatibility options menu, there is an option "Spawn item drops on the floor" that turns it off.

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Sweet. I always had a feeling it was in there somewhere. Thanks for that. I don't know why I find it so annoying.

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Do I really have to set it up every time I launch the game? It saves the fact that I want strict doom rules, but leaves everything at NO when I launch it again. Not a big deal, though.

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Hmmm, I thought that the sv_dropstyle setting could be used to set things to the vanilla-like behaviour but on checking it only supports ZDoom "standard" style and Strife style (which I personally prefer).

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