Starfield – Failed to Create Save Game Error Solution

In my case, disabling Windows Defender or firewall was useless, but this method really helped me. I hope that it will be useful to someone else.

How to Fix the Issue

Registry Editor

Change the registry where Documents (and Pictures etc.) are stored via “Registry Editor” app:

Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders

Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

In these 2 places anything that said OneDrive change it back to default, for example:

From:

  • C:\Users\YourUsername\OneDrive\Documents
  • C:\Users\YourUsername\OneDrive\Pictures
  • C:\Users\YourUsername\OneDrive\Pictures\Camera Roll
  • C:\Users\YourUsername\OneDrive\Pictures\Screenshots
  • C:\Users\YourUsername\OneDrive\Videos
  • C:\Users\YourUsername\OneDrive\Music

To:

  • C:\Users\YourUsername\Documents
  • C:\Users\YourUsername\Pictures
  • C:\Users\YourUsername\Pictures\Camera Roll
  • C:\Users\YourUsername\Pictures\Screenshots
  • C:\Users\YourUsername\Videos
  • C:\Users\YourUsername\Music

Copy Files

Then copy over the files manually from where the OneDrive moved it back to the default location.

Restart Your PC

Yeah, just restart your PC.

Helena Stamatina
About Helena Stamatina 3012 Articles
I love two things in life, games and sports. Although sports were my earliest interest, it was video games that got me completely addicted (in a good way). My first game was Crash Bandicoot (PS1) from the legendary studio Naughty Dog back in 1996. I turned my passion for gaming into a job back in 2019 when I transformed my geek blog (Re-actor) into the gaming website it is today.

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