QuickBooks Error 1321 crops on your desktop screen when the QuickBooks installer was not able to write a file because either it ran into permission problems or encountered a system error. In both cases, the solution to the QuickBooks Error Code 1321 is to modify the privileges or permissions for source mentioned in the error message. Now, we strongly recommend that you contact the QuickBooks Technicians of supportforerror to get this error resolved as quickly as possible. QB Error 1321 is a critical error and it can do serious damage to your QuickBooks company files. Contact the QuickBooks Technicians on the 24×7 available QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number +1-800-778-7614.

Otherwise, read this step-by-step guide carefully and then execute the steps on your QuickBooks desktop software to manually resolve the QuickBooks Error Code 1321.

When Installing Or Upgrading, You Encounter Error 1321, Followed Closely By A Few Of These Messages:

  • The installer has insufficient privileges to modify the file C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\sdkeventl.DLL
  • The installer has insufficient privileges to modify the file C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\CfScan.DLL
  • The installer has insufficient privileges to modify the file at C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks YEAR\QBONLI32.DLL
  • The installer has insufficient privileges to modify the file [2]
  • The installer has insufficient privileges to modify the file C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks Point of Sale X.0\dataimporter.exe

Note: The true .dll file name will be different in the QB error 1321, and should you hit retry, then you might find more than 1 message along with the installation or upgrade can fail.

Why Is This Occurring?

There are various potential causes of this error:

  • The file update procedure may be quicker than the file copy procedure.
  • Your antivirus, Firewall or security software/application is interfering with or blocking QuickBooks.
  • The Windows permissions for the folder containing the file are set to limit access.
  • The file in question is either damaged or in use.

The Best Way To Repair The QB Error 1321

The QuickBooks Technicians of supportforerror recommend four solutions for the QuickBooks error 1321. The initial solution may fix the QuickBooks Code 1321, or you might have to try out all 4 solutions to fix the error. For preferred results, implement the answers in the order shown below.

Solution 1: Download The QuickBooks Install Tool (QBInstall)

  • First of all, download the QBInstall tool from here on your desktop.
  • Now, go to the downloads folder and look for the QuickBooksDesktopInstallDiagnosticTool.exe.
  • Right-click on the file and choose “Open” from the menu.
  • You will get a dialog box on your desktop screen which will contain the License agreement. Read the license agreement carefully and click on Yes if you agree to the terms and conditions given in the agreement.
  • Click on the “Proceed” button to start the scanning process.
  • The scanning process can run up to 20-40 minutes depending on the size of your company data files.
  • Reboot your computer once your QuickBooks is scanned properly.
  • Re-register or reactivate your QuickBooks.

Solution 2: Retry The Update

Tap on Retry button to allow the update to finish. If your QuickBooks is still encountering the QuickBooks Error 1321, tap on Cancel in the error message and move on to second solution 3.

Solution 3: Temporarily Turn Off Antivirus Software & Reinstall Or Update

  • Now, you have to momentarily disable your antivirus or security application like Firewall. Consult with the QuickBooks ProAdvisors to get QuickBooks support with this procedure.
  • Try to Install QuickBooks or the upgrade again on your desktop.
  • Re-enable your antivirus or security program.

Notice: We do not suggest disabling antivirus software while connected to the Internet with a DSL or cable connection. Firstly, you must disconnect your desktop from the internet connection and then disable the antivirus program. Enable your anti-virus once you have downloaded the updates on your QuickBooks.

Solution 3: Edit The Windows Permissions On The Folder

Notice: All these measures given below require you to know if you’re using a 32- or 64-bit variant of Windows operating system.

On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R precisely the exact same time to open the Run box on your desktop. Now, type in the address to the folder which has the QuickBooks application files in the text field, and then hit the Enter key on your keyboard:

32-bit versions of Windows (10, 8, 7)

For QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise, go to:

  • C:\Program Files\Intuit\Enterprise Solutions 18.0
  • C:\Program Files\Intuit\Enterprise Solutions 17.0
  • C:\Program Files\Intuit\Enterprise Solutions 16.0

For QuickBooks Pro and Premier, go to:

  • C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks 2018
  • C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks 2017
  • C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks 2016

If you are using QuickBooks Point of Sale, go to:

  • C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks Point of Sale 12.0
  • C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks Point of Sale 11.0
  • 64-bit versions of Windows (10, 8, 7)

64-bit versions of Windows (10, 8, 7)

For QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise, go to:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\Enterprise Solutions 18.0
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\Enterprise Solutions 17.0
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\Enterprise Solutions 16.0

For QuickBooks Pro and Premier, go to:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks 2018
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks 2017
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks 2016

If you are using QuickBooks Point of Sale, go to:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks Point of Sale 12.0
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks Point of Sale 11.0

Follow These Steps To Complete The Process

  • In the new tab, click on View.
  • Now, select the Customize this folder.
  • Go to the Properties section and click on the Security window.
  • Choose Administrators option.
  • Click on the “Allow” checkbox which you can see close to “Full Control”.
  • Tap on the “OK” button. The Properties window will close automatically.
  • Now, Install QuickBooks desktop software again on your computer.

Follow The Steps Carefully or Contact Our QuickBooks ProAdvisorsGet QuickBooks Support For Resolving Errors And Issues

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