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Apex Legends Access Is Denied [Fix]

Apex Legends Access Is Denied

Are you getting "Access Is Denied" Error when try to launch Apex Legends? Here is the solution. This guide shows you how to fix the "Access Is Denied" error.

How to Fix Access Is Denied Error in Apex Legends

Method #1

RGB lighting software cause this error, such as Corsair iCue, Gigabyte RGB Fusion, EVGA lighting, Asus Aura.

Let's take the Asus Aura as an example.

  • Open the Task Manager
  • Go to the Details tab
  • Find the LightingService.exe and Right-click on it.
  • Click on the End task
  • Then click on the "End process" button.

Now, you can launch Apex Legends. If you still get errors, this is due to another software running, probably.

Method #2

  • Press the Windows logo key and R key simultaneously on your keyboard.
  • Type regedit
  • Press the Enter key.
  • The Registry Editor will open. In the left panel, Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
  • Right-click on the Image File Execution Options
  • Go to New > Key
  • Rename the new folder as r5apex.exe
  • Right-click on the r5apex.exe
  • Go to New > Key
  • Rename the folder as PerfOptions
  • Now, right-click on the PerfOptions
  • Go to New > DWORD (32-bit) Value
  • Rename it as CpuPriorityClass
  • Double-click on the CpuPriorityClass
  • Set the "Value data:" to 3
  • Click on the OK button.
  • Finally, exit the Registry Editor and launch the game.