QuickBooks Error Code 1317

QuickBooks is an advanced and high-quality accounting software that comes with thousands of accounting features. It has been accepted by millions of business owners across the globe. It allows you to manage your accounting, sales and finances without any hassle. But, there can be situations when you can face several errors and issues in QuickBooks while working on the QuickBooks software. There are various error categories and series of errors in QuickBooks such as QuickBooks Installation Errors, QuickBooks Company File Errors, QuickBooks Data Damage Errors, QuickBooks Update errors etc. These errors are assigned specific error code as well. In this article, we will be discussing about the QuickBooks Error 1317 which is an installation error in QuickBooks.

QuickBooks Error Code 1317

We will be providing you the solutions for QuickBooks Error Code 1317 that occurs when you try to install or update your QuickBooks Desktop in your system. This error shows up along with the following error message:

Error: “1317: An error occurred while creating directory [directory]”

In case you require any kind of support or assistance for QuickBooks Error 1317 or any other error, you can connect with our QuickBooks Customer Service Phone Number +1888-382-7559 for instant QuickBooks support.

Causes Of QuickBooks Error Code 1317

The QuickBooks Installation Error 1317 occurs when there are some issues with the installation of your QuickBooks or if you are not following appropriate guidelines to install QuickBooks Desktop. Some of the major caused due to which the error code 1317 occurs are as follow:

  • A third-party application is interfering in between the installation of QuickBooks Desktop.
  • You don’t have appropriate permissions to access QuickBooks.
  • Some Windows Registries got corrupted due to some recent changes in QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Your system doesn’t provide permission to Visual Studio 2005 or Visual Studio .NET.

How To Resolve QuickBooks Error 1317?

The QuickBooks Error 1317 can be resolved by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Reboot your system and log into system as an administrator.
  • Press Windows + E keys to open the File Explorer and navigate to the C:\
  • Right-click on the QuickBooks folder and select Properties.
  • Navigate to the Sharing tab and select Permission or the Advanced Sharing
  • From the Group section, select Everyone.
  • From the Full Control Line, click on Allow.
  • Put a checkmark on the Username checkbox or highlight System from the Group.
  • From the Full Control Line, click on Allow.

If you don’t find the above options, you need to follow the following steps:

  • Tap on Add.
  • Provide the missing group details in the search field.
  • Select Check Names option and then tap on OK.
  • Set Full Control to the new group.
  • Navigate to the Security tab and then select Advanced
  • Open the Change Permissions tab and put a checkmark on the Replace all child object permissions with inheritable permissions from this object
  • Choose all the available options on your screen and save changes.

Try to install QuickBooks again to check if the error is resolved or not.

Technical Support For QuickBooks Installation Issues

The provided solutions in this article should be helpful for you in resolving the QuickBooks Error 1317 and you should now be able to install QuickBooks Desktop on your system. If you are still facing the same issue, you need to run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool that can help you in resolve possible installation errors. In case, you could not resolve the issue manually or you have some queries, you can contact our ProAdvisors team by dialing our toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-382-7559 and get instant support for your issues.