QuickBooks is extremely friendly as it saves quite a lot of time and energy for users who want to manage their accounting tasks. Updating this software is crucial for the proper functioning of the same. This, in turn, enhances the feature and error fixing abilities.
You may observe at times, that while updating or installing QuickBooks, it bumps into errors. One of the common update error faced by users is QuickBooks Update Error 1321.
The error usually shows up with the source folder causing the issue or the cause of the issue. If you want to fix this problem, you will need to update the privileges on the main folder of the file or source that listed in the error text.
Given below is a list of solutions to fix these errors. Once you begin to follow the steps properly, you will be able to fix your issue.
The installer has insufficient privileges to modify the file
Step 1: Choose Retry to authorize the update to complete.
Step 2: In the case of Step 1 fails to work, choose to Cancel on the error message and then check the option.
Step 3: Disable the Antivirus or software security temporarily.
Step 4: Clean reinstall your software.
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The information dialogue box will show the error generated while the process of installation is on. In the following example, AcrobatConnect.cfg generated the error message:
Error 1321. The Installer has insufficient privileges to modify the file
C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerTrust\AcrobatConnect.cfg. Action ended 11:21:48: InstallValidate.
Set the privileges for the folder mentioned in the error message, for example:
For Windows XP Professional:
Before you begin, make sure that the hidden files are in the operating system and that the simple file sharing has been disabled.
Step 1: In Windows Explorer, locate the main folder listed in the 1321 error message in your log file.
For example in the path c:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerTrust\AcrobatConnect.cfg, the parent folder is FlashPlayerTrust. The parent folder in your error message could be different.
Step 2: Right-click on the main folder and select Properties.
Step 3: In the Properties window, choose the Security option.
Step 4: Select Administrators in the group or username.
Windows XP Home:
Step 1: Close your device, wait for a few minutes (around 5 minutes) and then restart your computer.
Step 2: As soon as the logo of the Window appears, indicating that the device is being started, press the F8 key. Using the arrows keys, now tap on Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter.
Step 3: Follow the instructions in Update user privileges in Windows XP Professional. Also, make sure that you Restart the computer before reinstalling your software.
Step 4: Press System, in group or username. Then, in Permissions For System, make sure that Full Control is set to allow.
Step 5: In the Security tab, press Advanced.
Step 6: In the Advanced Security Settings window, ensure that you’re on the Permissions tab.
Step 7: Select Replace Permission Entries and press OK.
Step 8: Press OK to shut the Properties window.
Step 9: Turn simple file sharing back on and then reinstall your Adobe product.
Step 1: Delete the folders that are mentioned
Here: C:\Program Files\Symantec C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Symantec
Step 2: Reboot the system and try to install the Symantec Endpoint Protection client.
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