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Baldur’s Gate 3: How to Fix Access Denied

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2020-10-12 10:13:02


For today we have prepared everything you need to know if you are wondering how to fix access denied in Baldur's Gate 3.

What is the access problem in Baldur's Gate 3?


First of all, keep in mind that the game is currently in early access, so it is likely that one or another error will continue to appear. This one in particular comes up when players come across the message:

"Failed to delete fileDirectory: File in my documents Larian StudiusBaldur's Gate 3Player Profiles Access Denied."

And we will tell you what to do in this case.

How to fix access denied in Baldur's Gate 3?


The first thing you have to do is make sure that the game runs as administrator, to do this you will have to right click on the game's exe file> select "Run as administrator".

We recommend doing the same with the Steam client.

Another thing you can do is disable Controlled Folder Access from Windows Security by going to Start> Settings> Update & Security> Windows Security> Virus & Threat Protection> Manage Ransomware Protection> turn off Controlled Folder Access> then You will have to restore defaults in the Documents folder by right-clicking> Properties> Locations> selecting File Explorer or This PC.

Keep in mind that the backup process can be problematic, so it is worth disabling the OneDrive backup for the old folder.

  That's all you have to know if you were wondering how to fix access denied in Baldur's Gate 3, we hope that now that you know everything you need to do, you will be able to quickly correct this error and it will not occur again in the future.





Platform(s):
Microsoft Windows PC, Stadia, macOS
Genre(s):
Role-playing
Developer(s):
Larian Studios
Publisher(s):
Larian Studios
Release date:
6 October 2020
Mode:
Single-player, multiplayer
age rating:
16+




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