Fix the QuickBooks Error 1317 (No Permission to Access QB)

Last Updated on August 18, 2021 by Editor Team

QuickBooks error 1317 occurs with a message when a user tries to make a directory in QuickBooks Desktop, and whenever a third-party application interferes with QuickBooks. Because of this error code, users require permission to access the QuickBooks accounting software. In this article, we will know the solutions, reasons, and signs of this error code. So if you are facing the same issue then start the article without wasting your valuable time.

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Signs, Causes, & Solutions of QuickBooks Error 1317

Each and every error have their reasons to occur, signs to create problems while working, and solutions to fix the issue. So here, we have tried to cover all the three important points of this error code. Have a look;

What are the Signs of QuickBooks Desktop Error 1317

Sometimes when you try to install the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 or Microsoft Visual Studio.Net on your system. You might be unable to install it. It will display the message that An error occurred while creating the directory.

What Can Be the Cause of 1317 Error Code in QuickBooks

There are some of the causes due to which QuickBooks error 1317 occurs. We have mentioned some of the causes below.

  • Third-party application interference with the QuickBooks.
  • After the Reboot of your system, unexpected changes in theWindows registry.
  • The user does not have permission to access the software.
  • System files can be corrupted or missing on your QuickBooks.
  • Attack of the Viruses and Malware.
  • Hardware or RAM declined.

How to Fix the QuickBooks Error Code 1317 

We are discussing some of the solutions to resolve the QuickBooks error 1317 that are mentioned below.

Solution 1:  Use the QuickBooks Tool Hub and Diagnostic Tool

Run one of the most powerful tools of QuickBooks to diagnose the problem easily. You can follow the below procedure to run it:

QuickBooks Tool Hub
QuickBooks Tool Hub
  • First of all, you have shut down your QuickBooks.
  • After that, you have to download QuickBooks Tool Hub and save it.
  • Now you have to run the QuickBooks Tool Hub which you will find in a download folder of your system.
  • When the QuickBooks Tool Hub is running on the system, you have to follow the instructions displayed on the screen.
  • Now Agree on the Terms of Condition.
  • When the installation is finished. You will see the green color icon on the Windows Desktop.
  • Now you have to double click on the icon and open the tool hub.
  • After the tool is open. Click on the installation issue.
  • Now you have to click on the Install Diagnostic Tool.
  • It will take around 20 minutes to run the process.
  • When the process is finished. Restart your system.

Now you have to check that the issue is resolved or not. If the error is not resolved the move to the Next solution.

Solution 2: Change the Setting of your System

Here is another solution to the problem, and that is changing of system set up;

  • First of all, you have to restart your system.
  • Now log in to your system as administrator.
  • Browse the path, which you have decided during the installation process.
  • After that, you have to right-click on the program folder.
  • Now you have to click on the sharing and security or properties.
  • Then you have to click on the sharing tab.
  • Now you have to click on the permission option or advanced sharing.
  • Now you have to select the username box to highlight the system from the group.
  • For full control, you have to check the allowed box.
  • Now you have to select the username box and highlight the system to check the allow box in the group.

In case the group is not present you have to do the following.

  • Now you have to click on the Add option.
  • And then type the name of the system.
  • After that, you have to click on the check name.
  • Then click on Ok and give the full control to the group and click Ok.
  • Now you have to choose the security tab.
  • Change the permission.
  • After that replace all the child object permission from the object.
  • Now click yes, when it will ask you to continue.
  • Click Ok to save the changes.

If the error is resolved then it’s Ok. if not then move to the next solution.

Solution 3: Update the Windows Operating System

When you update your windows most of the errors get resolved. So first of all, you have to update your system. And if the error does not get resolved then move to the next solution.

Solution 4: Manually Fix the Component of Windows

Try to fix the components of Windows manually, by following the below procedure;

  • You can repair the windows component manually, but for that, you have to be an IT professional. 
  • You can repair the Microsoft MSXML or .Net framework.
  • And after that check that the error has been resolved or not if the error is not resolved then move to the next solution.

Solution 5: Install QuickBooks Desktop in Safe Mode

Follow the procedure to install the QuickBooks Desktop in safe mode;

  • It can be possible that the third-party application is blocking the installation of yours like firewall and antiviruses.
  • To avoid the installation you can install the QuickBooks Desktop software in a safe mode.

Final Words

In the above article, we have tried our best to provide informative, and effective solutions to the issue. Hope you find it useful, and now can solve this issue by ownself. But in case you find any difficulty, you can contact our QuickBooks ProAdvisor expert through the toll-free number +1-877-355-0435 for the best solution regarding your concern.  

Fix the QuickBooks Error 1317 (No Permission to Access QB)