Atom opens with blank screen and Chrome developer tools

OS: Windows 7
Atom: v1.7.4

I was using Atom just fine until today when I was messing around with my GitHub installation in my AppData folder. Then I go to open Atom and it doesn’t display the workspace anymore. I have looked at various other threads with the blank screen problem, but mine seems to be different. I have pasted the error code that shows up in Atom when I open it.

Any help would be much appreciated, thanks!

Error: EPERM: operation not permitted, open 'C:\Users\***\.atom\compile-cache\less\40e22529c8729b65e1d700a7ae3f73d57ed1288f\imports.json'
    at Error (native)
    at Object.fs.openSync (fs.js:584:18)
    at Object.module.(anonymous function) [as openSync] (ATOM_SHELL_ASAR.js:159:20)
    at Object.fs.writeFileSync (fs.js:1234:33)
    at Object.fsPlus.writeFileSync (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\node_modules\fs-plus\lib\fs-plus.js:279:17)
    at LessCache.module.exports.LessCache.writeJson (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\node_modules\less-cache\lib\less-cache.js:155:17)
    at LessCache.module.exports.LessCache.setImportPaths (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\node_modules\less-cache\lib\less-cache.js:113:12)
    at new LessCache (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\node_modules\less-cache\lib\less-cache.js:32:12)
    at new LessCompileCache (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\src\less-compile-cache.js:20:20)
    at ThemeManager.module.exports.ThemeManager.loadLessStylesheet (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\src\theme-manager.js:270:26)
    at ThemeManager.module.exports.ThemeManager.loadStylesheet (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\src\theme-manager.js:257:21)
    at ThemeManager.module.exports.ThemeManager.requireStylesheet (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\src\theme-manager.js:174:24)
    at ThemeManager.module.exports.ThemeManager.reloadBaseStylesheets (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\src\theme-manager.js:237:12)
    at ThemeManager.module.exports.ThemeManager.loadBaseStylesheets (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\src\theme-manager.js:232:19)
    at new AtomEnvironment (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\src\atom-environment.js:269:19)
    at module.exports (C:\Users\***\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.7.4\resources\app.asar\src\initialize-application-window.js:23:19)
    at setupWindow (file:///C:/Users/***/AppData/Local/atom/app-1.7.4/resources/app.asar/static/index.js:87:12)
    at window.onload (file:///C:/Users/***/AppData/Local/atom/app-1.7.4/resources/app.asar/static/index.js:41:9)

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