How to fix the Crisis Core Final Fantasy 7 Reunion Unable to Save Progress Issue

Ali Hashmi
Ali Hashmi
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Crisis Core Final Fantasy 7 Reunion is now available on PC through Steam and multiple consoles. This is a remaster of the iconic entry in the series from Square Enix that was only released on the PSP back in 2007. Now, with a complete visual overhaul, improvements in gameplay, and new voice acting, this is the best way to experience the title. The PC version actually runs really well due to its lower requirements, but a few users have reported issues. If you’re running into the Crisis Core Final Fantasy 7 Reunion Unable to Save Progress issue, here is how you can fix that.

Fixing the Crisis Core Final Fantasy 7 Reunion Unable to Save Progress Issue

Some players have reported that they can’t save the game, even though it runs fine otherwise. The issue isn’t as widespread, so it’s only affected certain players. Thankfully, you can easily fix this by following the steps below.

  • In Windows Search, type “Controlled Folder Access
  • Select the result under Best Match
Controlled Folder Access has a dedicated part in Windows Settings now
Controlled folder access in Windows Search
  • Now, here, click on “Allow an app through Controlled folder access
Controlled folder access > On > Allow an app throughControlled folder access
Allow an app through Controlled folder access
  • Next, select “Add an allowed app
+Add an allowed app
Add an allowed app
  • Here, in the Recently Blocked section, select Crisis Core Final Fantasy 7 Reunion

After you’re done with that, relaunch the game, and it should save normally.

Add an exception to your anti-virus

If the above method didn’t work for you, then you can take an additional step, and add the game to your exclusions, or exceptions list as well.

We have listed some popular ones and their respective FAQ pages.

If you are running into any crashing issues as well, make sure to check out my guide that addresses that. As previously mentioned, apart from minor issues, the game actually runs quite well and looks quite good as well.

We hope this guide helped fix the Crisis Core Final Fantasy 7 Reunion unable to save progress issue. Let us know if you have any questions in the comments below.

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