QuickBooks is considered to be the best Accounting, Inventory and Financial Management software out there. It has also been named as the most recommended software by Bookkeepers and Accountants for small and mid-sized businesses. Intuit has recently released 2019 versions of QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Premier, QuickBooks Enterprise and QuickBooks Accountant.

QuickBooks Users can vouch for the smooth experience that QuickBooks offers but sometimes the software runs into errors and issues. In such a case, you can choose to contact the top-notch QuickBooks Experts by dialing the toll-free QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number and ask for assistance.

Or you can check the error code on our website and try to manually resolve the error by the steps mentioned in the respective article.

In this article, we will be talking briefly about the QuickBooks Error 1317 and also provide solutions to fix this error swiftly.

What is QuickBooks Error Code 1317 about?

This error can be categorized as an installation error. Installation errors are those errors which occur while you are trying to install QuickBooks on your desktop. It can also occur when you try to create a directory in QuickBooks.

Why are you facing this error?

It cannot be pinpointed to the exact reason for which you are facing the error but there are several causes of this error which we are mentioning below.

  • Third-party security applications like Anti-virus, Anti-Malware, Anti- Adware and Firewall are interfering with QuickBooks
  • Windows registry files are damaged or missing
  • You do not have the permission required for accessing the software

You will be getting this error message on your screen:

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

How To Fix The QuickBooks Error 1317?

All the steps mentioned below are tried and tested by the Intuit Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors of Techsupportphonenumber.us. Follow the order of the steps in which they are given for the desired output. If you are not comfortable in following the steps because of any reason, contact the QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number.


  • Restart your desktop and login as the System Administrator.
  • Go to C:\ drive for program path.
  • Right-click on the “Program folder”.
  • Navigate to “Sharing and security” or “Properties”.
  • Select “Sharing tab”.
  • Choose “Permissions” tab or “Advanced Sharing” then click on “Permissions”.
  • Choose the username box.
  • Or highlight “Everyone” from the Group.
  • Select “Allow” box on the Full Control Line.
  • Choose the username box.
  • Or highlight “SYSTEM” from the Group.
  • Select “Allow” box on the Full Control Line.

If none of the above two options are available then follow the steps below:

  • Select “Add” option.
  • In the search space, type the missing group.
  • Select the “Check Names” option.
  • Choose “OK”.
  • Provide “Full Control” to this new group.
  • Select the “Security” tab and choose the “Advanced” button.
  • Navigate to the “Change Permissions” tab and then mark the box “Replace all child object permissions with inheritable permissions from this object”.
  • Choose all the positive options on the prompt messages that appear on your screen and then save the changes that we have made.

Now, retry installing QuickBooks o your desktop. We believe the error should be resolved if you have followed all the steps.

Tech Support for QuickBooks

The steps mentioned above should easily fix your QuickBooks Error 1317. If you have any questions or require more information about QuickBooks or any of its features then get in touch with the QuickBooks Experts.

Techsupportphonenumber.us is a third-party QB support provider and we provide 24*7 customer support service. We have hired Intuit certified QuickBooks Individuals who are Experts in their fields and have years of experience in fixing all kinds of QuickBooks issues i.e. technical as well as functional.

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How To Fix QuickBooks Error 1317

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