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How to fix Quicken Error 1305?

Quicken Error 1305

Quicken is one of the finest financial management systems. The User can install the software for both Windows and Mac. With the personal financial management system,   the user can keep an eye on their monetary spending.

Sometimes the user can face some difficulties while installing the Quicken Software in their system. The User might see the Error 1305: Error reading from the file.  This might happen when the installer software is not able to find a particular file from the   mentioned location. So how do you resolve it? How do you complete your installation? First of all, make sure that the mentioned file is present in the location and you can have access to it.

Here are the solutions to your problem through which you can resolve your issue.

Solution #1: Changing the attribute of the file.

It might happen that the file is not showing in the location due to its Attribute. Many a time the file might be in a hidden attribute in which the installer might not able to find the file. In such a situation you can change the attribute of the file and complete the installation. Here are the steps by which you can change the attribute.

  • Open the hard drive of your system and find the file which is reflected in the error message.
  • Once you locate the file, select the file.
  • Once you have selected the file, right-click the file and click on the Properties.
  • Once your properties are opened then click on the ‘Read Only’ Attribute.
  • Once done, you can click on the ‘OK’ button.

In most of the cases, the user can resolve the issue with these simple steps. But if you are not able to complete your installation then you can try the next solution for smooth installation of the Quicken Software.

Solution #2: Installing in safe mode.

Installing the Quicken Software Safe mode is another solution by which you can solve your problem. So how do you do it?

  • If your system is running then restart it.
  • Run the system in the safe mode.
  • When your system is on in safe mode then click on the installer file of the Quicken Software.
  • Wait till your system installs the Quicken Software.
  • Restart your System again to use the Quicken Software.

After running the following steps you will be able to install the software without the Error 1305.

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