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Error 1913: Cannot update INI file [file name] when installing QuickBooks Desktop

When installing QuickBooks Desktop, the following error occurs:

Error 1913: Cannot update INI file [filename]
Why this is happening

This error can occur if the file noted in the error is being used by another application.

How to fix it
  1. Restart the computer. (Restarting the computer will release files that are being used by other applications.)
  2. Install QuickBooks Desktop again.
  3. If the error persists during the second installation attempt, reinstall QuickBooks Desktop to a different location.
KB ID# SLN41399
12/5/2016 12:38:57 PM
QYPPRDQBKSWS03 9138 Pro 2017 0a3791