Fix Age of Wonders 4 Access Error to Game Data

Prasiddh Thakkar
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Age of Wonders 4 – The latest strategy game developed by Triumph Studios and published by Paradox Interactive is out now on Windows, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5. This new game offers 4X strategy and turn-based tactical combat with familiar and engaging mechanics. However, like many other online games, this game also has a bunch of bugs and errors like DirectX error, crashing with error code 3221225785, multiplayer not working, and much more. Lately, many players are running into an error that says – ‘Access error to game data’. If you are also receiving the same error message, here is how you can fix it with a potential solution. 

How to Fix Age of Wonders 4 Access Error to Game Data

“Access error to game data” in Age of Wonders 4 is a pretty annoying issue as it prevents the players from entering the game. Thankfully, the error message is self-explanatory and can be fixed with a simple solution. 

The only solution we recommend is to fix Age of Wonders 4 ‘Access error to game data’. 

To disable Antivirus Program:

Click on Start on your PC >> Go to Settings >> Update & Security >> Windows Security >> Virus and Threat Protection >> Manage Settings >>Switch real-time protection to OFF.

To add a .exe file to the exception list:

– Press the Win + I keys on your keyboard and go to Windows settings 

– Click on “Update & Security (For Win 10) or click on “Privacy & Security” and then click on “Windows Security”

– Then click on Virus & threat protection >> Manage ransomware protection >> Allow an app through controller folder access and click on ‘Yes’ >> Add an allowed app >> Browser apps >> 

– Next, navigate to the Age of Wonders 4 game installation folder. If the game is installed on the C drive, open C drive >> Program Files (x86) >> Steam >> steamapps >> common >> Age of Wonders 4 

– In the game installation folder, select the game’s .exe file and click on “Open”

– Click on “Add” to add the game’s .exe as an allowed app

– After this, repeat the same steps, but this time, head to the Launcher folder, and select the Paradox Launcher .exe file

That’s it for this guide. This is the only best solution to fix the Age of Wonders 4 ‘Access error to game data’ error.

Read next: How to fix Age of Wonders 4 ‘We were unable to verify the ownership of this DLC’ error.

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