QuickBooks can be defined as an accounting software package that is mainly used for small and medium-sized businesses and offer accounting applications and also used for cloud versions. The software is popular among small business owners who had no formal accounting training.
Due to the extensive usage of QuickBooks, the software sometimes shows up errors. None of the errors is worrisome and can be resolved within a few minutes. Error 1303 is a QuickBooks error that arises during the process of the installation of QuickBooks. Quickbooks error 1303 occurs when the installer has insufficient authority to access the directory path. It is a problem that may prevent you from using the software efficiently So here are some solutions to fix QuickBooks error 1303. You can also contact to Wizxpert certified QuickBooks pro-advisors to get QuickBooks Help.
Cause of QuickBooks Error: 1303
As mentioned above QuickBooks error can arise when a certain user who does not have full privileges to access the directory path.
One of the reasons for QuickBooks Error Code 1303 comes up is that your system does not have full control of accessing the directory path. In order to remove the problem, by QuickBooks diagnostic tool.
Users can also use the manual steps to check for reasons why the QuickBooks error 1303 has come up and fix the error. Following the basic steps for diagnosis sometimes solves the entire problem in one go or by using manual steps.
How to fix QuickBooks error 1303
If you go through your software, you will find out, the software already has a diagnostic tool. That tool will help you diagnose the issue and find a solution to resolve QuickBooks error 1303.
There are 2 possible ways to resolve by changing the authority setting for the system and for every one 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.
Solution 1: Using QuickBooks Diagnostic Tool
Download the QuickBooksInstallDiagnosticTool.exe file which will help you to resolve the error.
Save the file to your desktop system.
Now, open the file by Double clicking on it to run the tool.
Move the cursor and select the first option that is “I am having problems installing QuickBooks” and click OK ( the speed of repair depends on the speed of your computer system).
Solution 2: Manually Fixing The error
Step1- Edit the permissions for the appropriate folders
Manually change permissions to Full Control for the system to fix the error manually.
On your keyboard, press Windows + R to open and Run the window simultaneously.
In the Open field, enter the path given C:\ProgramData\COMMON FILES\ and then click ok. A window opens and displays the folder contents.
For the next step go to the Folder window, as soon as the folder opens click Organize then choose Properties.
For window 10 Select Properties on the top ribbon of the folder window.
In the properties window, select the security tab.
Then there is an advanced button. Click on that.
Now, click the edit button.
On the window scroll down the window and Go to the list of Permission entries and double-click the SYSTEM user.
Choose the checkbox for the full control row in the Allow column and click OK.
Now, you can Repeat the above steps in order to get the group access.
Analyze the checkbox labelled replace all existing inheritable permissions on all heir with inheritable permissions from this object.
Click ok in both the advanced security settings window and also in the COMMON FILES Properties window.
Install QuickBooks Desktop.
Step2- Turn off Simple File Sharing
For step 2, first press Windows + R to open the Run window.
Copy and paste RunDll32.exe shell32.dll, Options_RunDLL 0 and press Enter.
On the view tab, go to the bottom of the advanced settings list.
Clear the checkbox and Use simple file sharing (recommended).
Select OK and proceed with QuickBooks Desktop installation.
We hope these steps will help you get rid of the issue that you are facing but if you are still not able to resolve QuickBooks Error 1303, you must hire Wizxpert certified QuickBooks pro-advisors to resolve QuickBooks Error 1303 or you can contact to QuickBooks error support number at Wizxpert. A team of experts is available day-in and day-out to provide relevant and reliable solutions for all kinds of QuickBooks related issues.