Amnesia Rebirth

Fix Amnesia Rebirth Save Not Working – Game Doesn’t Save | Sound Device Not Found

Fix Amnesia Rebirth Save Not Working

Amnesia Rebirth is a horror classic and it start like one. Watching the plane crash and following the trails of the disappeared people from the plane, you may notice at a point that the game’s save is not working. It can be a stressful situation as your progress will be lost and you may have to start the game all over again. A lot of players are reporting exactly that with just a few hours of play. Another problem with the game that’s making it rounds on forums is the Amnesia Rebirth “Sound device is not found” error.

If you have encountered any of the above two errors, this guide can help you resolve the problem. Scroll down for more. You can also refer this post if you are facing launch problem with the game.

Fix Amnesia Rebirth Save Not Working – Game Doesn’t Save

Amnesia Rebirth’s save not working can be caused by a range of issue, but it can predominantly attributed to the permissions provided to the game on the antivirus or Windows Defender software and admin permission.

Without the admin permission, the Amnesia Rebirth executable may not have write permission at the install directory, which can cause the game’s save not to work. To provide admin access, go to the install directory and right-click on the game executable > Properties > Compatibility tab > check Run this program as an administrator.

You also need to whitelist Amnesia Rebirth on your respective software.

Windows Virus & Threat Protection

Windows Key + I > Update & Security > Windows Security > Virus & Threat Protection > Virus & threat protection settings > Manage settings > Exclusions > Add or remove exclusions > Add an exclusion.

Kaspersky Internet Security

Home > Settings > Additional > Threats and Exclusions > Exclusions > Specify Trusted Applications > Add.


Home >> Settings > Components > Web Shield > Exceptions > Set the exception.

Avast Antivirus

Home > Settings > General > Exclusions > Set the exclusion.

Other Solutions to Amnesia Rebirth Game Doesn’t Save

The Controlled Folder protects the files and folders on your computer from malicious software and possible Ransomware attacks. It can prevent some programs from altering or editing files and folders, which can cause the save not working in Amnesia Rebirth. Here is how you can resolve the error.

  1. Press Windows Key + I
  2. Click on Update & Security
  3. Click on Windows Security
  4. Click on Virus & threat protection
  5. Under Virus & threat protection, click on Manage settings
  6. Scroll-down and click on Manage Controlled folder access
  7. Click Allow an app through Controlled folder access
  8. Select Yes when prompted
  9. Browse the game and select the game executable.

If you want to avoid the entire process and check if the fix works, simply toggle Off the Controlled folder access.

As we browsed through forums, we found that users who had the OneDrive backup enabled for their Documents folder were encountering the save game error with Amnesia Rebirth. Once they disabled the backup, the error was gone. So, that’s a possible fix you can try if you are one of the users who uses the OneDrive backup. But, before you disable don’t forget to copy the files elsewhere or they might be lost.

Fix Amnesia Rebirth Sound Device Not Found

Some players are encountering the Amnesia Rebirth sound device not found error. We often update our video driver software, but rarely the audio drivers. So, ensure that you have the latest version of the audio driver software. Although, that may not be the cause of the error.

A third-party application interfering with the game is a possible cause of the sound not working with the game. Disable any application that uses the audio or sound devices on the system such as music applications. If that fails, try launching the game from the AmnesiaRebirth.exe at the install directory.

Another cause of the error that’s highlighted by the developers is the game patch having Cyrillic letters. If the patch has Russian letters, change it to fix the issue.

That’s all we have in this guide, we hope you have resolved the Amnesia Rebirth save not working and sound device not found.

Tim Blisz
I am an avid gamer who loves to write about games. When not writing, I like to cook and play first-person shooter video games.

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