Resolve QuickBooks Error 1321

QuickBooks Error 1321

You might face QuickBooks error 1321 while updating or installing QuickBooks. QuickBooks Error 1321 happens when the installer is unable to write a file. Though it may seem confusing at first sight, the error has its own set of reasons for its occurrence, some of which are listed below-

  • The file update process might be quicker than the file copy procedure.
  • Your antivirus or the firewall settings or the security software (such as Avast, Norton, McAfee, etc) are differing with or hindering QuickBooks.
  • The Windows authorizations for the folder containing the file are set to restrict access.
  • The file referenced is faulty or in use or damaged.
  • You might have used a non-administrator account.
  • The system has a disruption like an internet error or low disk space.
  • Possible malware or virus or trojan horse attacks.

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Solutions for rectifying QuickBooks error 1321-

Solution 1:

Download the QuickBooks install diagnostic tool to rectify common installation errors-

This tool is intended to automatically classify and fix matters with .NET Framework, MSXML, and C++ issues. It is suggested to run QuickBooks Install tool beforehand instead of manually resolving the issue as it can reduce the time required to resolve the problem.

Follow the steps to download, install and run the QuickBooks install tool

  1. Firstly, download the QB Install Diagnostic tool.
  2. Save the file on your Desktop.
  3. Close any existing running programs to avoid negligence.
  4. After the download process is completed run the QuickBooks install diagnostic tool.
  5. Once the Diagnostic processes are completed restart the computer to ensure that all the components are updated.

Solution 2:

Retry updating QuickBooks-

1) Select/click on retry.

2) If no change takes place, click cancel and move onto the next solution.

Solution 3:

Switching off the antivirus security and the firewall settings-

Start > control panel > search for firewall settings and security options.

Switch off the antivirus software and firewall settings for time being and try reinstalling and updating QuickBooks. Once done re-enable the settings. If the error still persists move onto the next solution.

Solution 4:

The following steps are needed to follow whether you have a 32- or 64-bit of Windows.

  1. Firstly, On your keyboard, press Windows key + (capital) R, the Run command box will appear.
  2. Enter the path address for the folder comprising the QuickBooks package files in the Open field, and press the Enter.
  3. chooses View > Customize this folder from the new window
  4. In the Properties window, go to the Security tab.
  5. On the Security tab, click on Administrators.
  6. Check the Allow check box next to Full Control.
  7. On the Security tab, click on the SYSTEM user.
  8. Check the Allow check box next to Full Control.
  9. Click on OK to exit the Properties window.
  10. Lastly, Reinstall QuickBooks.

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