How to Repair QuickBooks Pro Install Error 1334?

Each time an unacquainted user starts using QuickBooks, it is likely that he/she will encounter an error. You might relate to this particular situation, and might face one such QuickBooks install error 1334. This error basically appears with a warning message that states “Error writing to file. Verify that you have access to that directory”. Similar to other software, QuickBooks is most likely to experience messages that display different error codes every time. However, every time an error is seen, a sound and efficient solution is derived by the software experts. 


Similarly, the QuickBooks error code 1334 also has effective solutions. Keep reading to unleash these solutions. Reach out to us for any questions and inquiries using our helpline.

Why is QuickBooks installation error 1334 seen?

You can see the QuickBooks error code 1334 due to the below reasons:

  • In case third party program maliciously or mistakenly formatted or deleted QB related files 
  • Also, if there is any virus, malware or other infection has corrupted windows files or QB related program files. 
  • Another reason can be if the QuickBooks installation is incomplete or is corrupted. 
  • Moreover, if the corruptions in the windows registry from the latest changes made in QuickBooks and its software. 

Methods to fix the QuickBooks install error 1334

You can carry out the below steps to fix the QuickBooks install error 1334:

Method 1: Clean installing MS windows 

  • When you uninstall and reinstall windows, it will delete all the saved data from the computer’s hard drive and the system will start fresh. 
  • You can clean install the windows to clean out the junk and not needed log files accumulated on the system over the time from web surfing and other usage. 


Method 2: Add and remove program 

  • Herein, you need to press windows and type in MSconfig in the search bar. 

  • Select the boot tab. 
  • Select the safe boot option along with the network option. 

  • Click on the ok tab and go to the restart tab. 
  • You need to allow the system to start in safe mode. 
  • Moreover, the programs are selected to run at startup. 
  • You will get an option to open and run QuickBooks without any obstruction. 
  • You can open QuickBooks desktop. 
  • Click on the help tab. 
  • Choose update QuickBooks tab and allow QuickBooks run updates. 

  • Move back to the start menu and type MSconfig and deselect the safe mode. 
  • Reboot the system. 
  • Open QuickBooks and install updates. 

  • The last step is to allow updates to happen and this would fix the issue. 

Eliminating the QuickBooks pro error code 1334 isn’t a tough nut to crack, once the illustrated steps are implemented. Despite that, if you continue to land into the same error again and again, then in that case do not hesitate in consulting our CPA’s and U.S. based accounting professionals using our QuickBooks desktop support line 1-800-761-1787.