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Cant create c++ project

Hi there, I have a problem creating a new c++ project. First I need to say I didn't install the launcher I just executing the editor from ../binaries/64. I have this error

an error occurred while trying to generate project files.running c:/program files/epic games/ue_4.21/engine/binaries/dotnet/unrealbuildtool.exe -projectfiles -game -rocket -progresserror: unrealbuildtool exception: unable to open log file for writing

Product Version: UE 4.21
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asked Dec 04 '18 at 10:59 PM in Using UE4

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Naks312
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See if the directory where your Unreal is installed has restrictions. You might need to give admin write permissions to that directory. The UnrealBuildTool needs these permission to compile files.

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answered Dec 05 '18 at 07:20 AM

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Thanks all, this was the solution

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I hit similar problem in past, try creating empty log file in Saved/Log (ProjectName.log) in your project directory. Project actually was made but it you can not open it due ot this error.

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answered Dec 04 '18 at 11:05 PM

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