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How to Fix Farming Simulator 22 Error Can’t Read Profile Path

It seems that plenty of PC players are having issues with the Farming Simulator 22 Error Can’t Read Profile Path while trying to launch the respective game. Well, this is not new to PC gamers and especially when it comes to the Farming Simulator title because it happened in earlier generations too. Now, even the FS22 players are also facing the same error which is really irritating and doesn’t include enough details so that affected players understand better.

If you’re also one of them, don’t worry as here we’ve shared a couple of possible workarounds that should gonna resolve this error completely. As per multiple reports on the Steam Community forum, a few seconds after pressing the Play button, the error keeps getting the popup. Some reports are also claiming that the error not only appears while startup or during the gameplay but even while exiting the game which is a bit weird.

How to Fix Farming Simulator 22 Error Can't Read Profile Path

How to Fix Farming Simulator 22 Error Can’t Read Profile Path

Luckily, we’ve managed to provide with you a couple of possible workarounds. So, without wasting any more time, let’s jump into it. You can also check out our video tutorial on the same.

1. Disable Ransomware Protection

Some affected players have mentioned that after turning off the ransomware protection on your Windows computer, they didn’t get the error anymore. So, you can also try it out.

  • Press Win+I keys to open Windows Settings > Click on Privacy & security from the left pane.
  • Click on Windows Security > Select Virus & threat protection.
  • Next, click on Manage ransomware protection > Make sure to turn off the Controlled folder access toggle.
  • Once done, reboot the PC, and try checking the can’t read profile path error again.

2. Whitelist Farming Simulator 22 on Antivirus

If in case, the first method didn’t work for you or it’s already turned off on your PC then make sure to follow this method to add an exception or whitelist the Farming Simulator 22 game file/folder on your Windows Defender or any other third-party antivirus software.

  • Press Win+I keys to open Windows Settings > Click on Privacy & security from the left pane.
  • Click on Windows Security > Select Virus & threat protection.
  • Next, click on Manage ransomware protection > Make sure to turn on the Controlled folder access toggle.
  • Click on Protected folders > Add the installed Farming Simulator 22 game folder from the respective drive location.
  • Now, click on Allow an app through controlled access folder > Select the farming simulator exe file.
  • You’re done. Finally, try launching the game to check for the error.

3. Verify Integrity of Game Files

Sometimes verifying the integrity of game files can fix multiple issues whatsoever on your PC. You should try this method to ensure there is no missing or corrupted game files conflicting with the system.

  • Open the Steam client on your computer.
  • Now, go to the game Library > Here you’ll find out Farming Simulator 22 in the left pane.
  • Right-click on Farming Simulator 22 > Click on Properties.
  • Go to the Local Files tab > Click on Verify integrity of game files.
  • It may take some time to complete the process.
  • Once done, make sure to completely restart your PC to change effects immediately.

4. Disable Steam Overlay

Sometimes the app overlay runs in the background that may cause several issues with the game launching or performance on the system. It’s always a better idea to disable the Steam overlay app by following the steps below.

  • Open the Steam client > Go to Library.
  • Now, right-click on Farming Simulator 22 > Select Properties.
  • Head over to the General section > Here just uncheck the Enable Steam Overlay checkbox.
  • Once done, reboot the Steam client, and check whether the problem has been fixed or not.

That’s it, guys. We assume this guide was helpful to you. For further queries, you can comment below.

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