QuickBooks Error 1303: Installer Has Insufficient Privileges To Access This Directory. C:\…\Intuit

Are you looking to fix error 1303? Don’t wonder anymore, we are right here to aid you in fixing the error 1303. The error 1303 occurs when you installing QuickBooks. The installer has insufficient authority to access the directory, like a path to the directory. Here we discuss the steps to fix this error you can follow the instruction to solve this problem and learn the causes of the error as well. you can get help from our QuickBooks ProAdvisors to save your time and effort contact us toll-free +1-844-405-0904

Cause for the Error 1303

  • If the computer system does not have enough space in their driver to save the installer files
  • Because of technical error has arisen with QB installation
  • Settings for Windows file sharing are not configured properly
  • In case, the system group or the noted directory does not have full control privileges

Now, In this section, we know the solution and method to fix the problem.

How to fix QuickBooks error 1303

There is 2 possible method to a solution for changing authority setting for the system and everyone group.

  • A utility has been created that resets system groups and all group permissions settings to Windows default settings.
  • Manually change the permissions for the system in full control and folder C: \ Documents and Settings \ All Groups for All Users.

Note for Vista Window: Due to differences in file structures and permissions, the utility will not work on Windows Vista. If you are facing this issue in Windows Vista, please manually adjust the permissions.

Solution 1: Download and install the QuickBooks Tools Hub

QuickBooks Tools Hub helps to fix common errors. QuickBooks needs to be shut down to use the tool hub. Fix Install QuickBooks Desktop View Errors to Run and Use the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool.

Note: The speed of the repair depends on your internet speed and your computer’s performance.

Solution 2: Manually resolve the issue

This manual solution is very helpful if the tool did not work for you, follow these steps as given below:

Step 1: Edit the permissions for the appropriate folders

Manually change permissions for complete control for the system and all groups for the folder C:\Documents and Settings\All Users.

  1. First, open the run box on your screen just by the press and hold Windows + R simultaneously.
  2. Now, go to the Open field and insert the path C:\ProgramData\COMMON FILES\ and click OK. On your screen, a window opens and shows the folder contents.
  3. Later, go to the Folder window, and select Organize then click on Properties.
    If you are using Windows 10 then click on Properties on the top ribbon of the folder window.
  4. Go to the Properties window, and click on the Security tab.
  5. Next, click on the Advanced button.
  6. Click the Edit button.
  7. Scroll down the list of permission entries and double-click on the System User.
  8. Click on the checkbox for the Full Control row in the Allow column and later select OK.
  9. Repeat steps 1 to 8 with the Everyone group (if it exists).
  10. Check the checkbox labeled Replace all existing built-in permissions on all descendants with built-in permissions from this object.
  11. Select OK in both the Advanced Security Settings window and the COMMON FILES Properties window again.
  12. Now, Install QuickBooks Desktop.

Step 2: Turn off Simple File Sharing

  1. First, open the run box on your screen just by the press and hold Windows + R simultaneously.
  2. Now, you need to copy and paste RunDll32.exe shell32.dll, Options_RunDLL 0 in the run box and click on Enter.
  3. Go to the View tab, scroll to the bottom of the Advanced Settings list.
  4. Make sure to clear the Use simple file sharing (recommended) checkbox.
  5. Click on OK and continue with the QuickBooks Desktop installation.

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