The Intuit product QuickBooks has been in the news for all the right reasons for a couple of years now. It has been rightly called the best Accounting and Financial Management software. QuickBooks single-handedly modernized the entire accounting fraternity with its rich tools and features. Intuit has always believed in transparency and that is why we have made a detailed step-by-step guide to resolve any and all QuickBooks Errors and Issues. In this article, we will be discussing the QuickBooks Error 1328 and how to fix it. You can go through the entire article and steps or choose to dial the toll-free QuickBooks Support Number and get help from the QuickBooks Specialists.

How To Fix QuickBooks Error 1328

This error is usually faced by Users when they are trying to install, uninstall, update or repair QuickBooks Desktop.

The error message on your screen will be:

“Error 1328. Error updating file C:\Config.Msi\PTXXX.tmp.”

How To Resolve QuickBooks Error 1328

Solution 1: Reinstall QuickBooks using Clean Install

If your QuickBooks Desktop is damaged or corrupted and when it cannot be fixed by following simple steps of troubleshooting or from a simple reinstall of the software, then you may have to completely uninstall QuickBooks from your computer, rename all the installation files that have been left behind and then install QuickBooks again. This procedure is known as Clean Install or Clean Uninstall. We have written a detailed step-by-step guide to do a Clean Install or Uninstall of QuickBooks. Click here to read more about it.

Solution 2: Fix Common QuickBooks Desktop Installation Errors with the QBInstall Tool

This solution is further divided into four solutions. It is possible that you might fix the error with the first solution itself and if not, you can move on to the next solution. Follow the order of the solutions for an effective result.

  1. a) QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool is programmed to robotically diagnose and resolve issues with Microsoft .NET Framework, MSXML, and C++. Run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool to resolve the issue swiftly.
  • Download the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool on your computer.
  • When prompted, save the file to the local drive.
  • Close all the running programs, then open the


Note: It might take around 20 minutes for the process to get complete.

  • Once the diagnostic has completed, restart your computer to make sure the proper update of components.
  1. b) Solution 2: Update Windows to the latest release

If you are still getting the same error on your desktop, then download and install Windows Updates. Install missing updates related to .NET Framework, MSXML, and C++.

  • On your keyboard, press the Windows key.
  • Type “Windows” Update in the search bar.
  • Choose “Check for Updates.”
  1. c) Repair or reinstall Microsoft .NET Framework

QuickBooks uses several components like the Microsoft .NET Framework to provide Users with the best experience of using QuickBooks. If any of the components stop working or if they do not work properly, you will start facing issues. We have written a thorough article on repairing or reinstalling your Microsoft .NET framework component. You can read more about this by clicking here.

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  1. d) Install/uninstall QuickBooks Desktop in Selective Startup

It has been observed by our QuickBooks Experts that third-party applications like Anti-Virus, Anti-malware Firewalls often cause problems with QuickBooks. It becomes vital to install QuickBooks in selective startup mode to avoid such problems. In this mode only selected programs will boot up with your computer. We have written a thorough article on Install/uninstall QuickBooks Desktop in Selective Startup. You can read more about this by clicking here.

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These are the solutions that we recommend all QuickBooks Users to follow if they want to fix the QuickBooks Error 1328. If you are facing any problem with the solutions or if you have any question, you can dial the toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number 1888-382-9112 and talk to one of our QuickBooks Experts. The support line is active throughout the day so that you do not have to wait and we will get you back in business in no time.

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