Unable to join Studio Sessions, receiving error “Access to the path…is denied”

Webroot has stated that they have fixed the issue via an automatically deployed update. For more information regarding the update, you can take a look at this thread on the Webroot community forum. Note that if you applied Webroot’s previously recommended work-around, they anticipate you will need to manually reactivate the “Check files for threats when written or modified” option within their software.


You are unable to join Studio Sessions, and receive the error, “Access to the path ‘C:\Users\<YOURUSERNAME>\AppData\Local\Bluebeam\Users\…’ is denied.”

Relevant Products

Bluebeam® Revu (2018), Vu, Studio


The anti-virus software, Webroot, is blocking proper access to the Studio files contained within your PC’s AppData folder.


Webroot is currently working on an update to correct this issue. In the meantime, see the workaround suggested in this thread on the Webroot community forum.  They recommend that you deactivate an option within Webroot’s settings called, “Check files for threats when written or modified”.

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