Unable to download - insufficient permissions error

Description of the issue:
Unable to download any file in Brave. Receiving the ‘insufficient permissions’ error.

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Download file (also used the ‘save link as’ option)
  2. Select folder to download folder into (including other folders that we know we have access to)
  3. Insufficient permissions error received.

Expected result:
File downloaded.

Brave Version( check About Brave):
Version 1.25.70 Chromium: 91.0.4472.77 (Official Build) (arm64)

Additional Information:
Have also completed the following actions:

  • cleared caches, browsing history,
  • completely uninstalled brave and associated files and reinstalled brave
  • provided disk access in ‘security & privacy’ settings in system preferences
  • disabled anti-virus.
1 Like

Identified that the anti-virus software was blocking access to the disk. Issue resolved.

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