Just tried to compile via VS 2019

UnrealBuildTool : error : Unhandled exception: System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception (5): Access is denied.

in the Build error.

I didn’t change anything, any ideas? It was working fine prior.


Hi, had the exact same problem with UE5 EA.
I uninstalled it (it was in my defaultEpic folder, in system protected area, “J:\Program Files…”).
I reinstalled it in a non system protected directory (somthing like “J:\Epic\UE5_EA”) which does not require admin rights.
And it solved the problem.
Hope this helps

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