Stuck at Level 8, all saves gone after exiting game

Platform: PC

Description: Everytime I start the game it loads my level 8 character. Even if I’ve already reached L11, it seems to have lost the ability to save post L8.

Steps To Reproduce: I exit the game to desktop. Groundhog day happens. Back to L8.

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Host or Client: Hmn… Playing through Steam?

Players in your game: Just me for now.

Specifications: Solo player on Win10, MSI board with - Ryzen 5, 16GB memory, 8GB video card (Radeon RX 5500 XT), and with about 33GB space left on my HDD.

Please check if your safegame folder is write protected.