When I look in my log file for my software I see a few lines that mention something similar to "Exception in RecentFilesListManagerSettingsFile.Save: UnauthorizedAccessException: Access to the path
"C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Local\Bentley\WaterCAD\8\Haestad.Framework.Application.RecentFilesListManager.xml' is denied.:
There are setting on your computer that may prevent the software from accessing files in potentially protected file locations. This may not impact the operation of the program but to ensure that changes you make are saved, use the below information.
The steps below use WaterGEMS as an example but, this may be used on any program.
Close the software
Locate the icon on the desktop or Start menu and right click on then select "Run as administrator".