Error: Quicken Failed To Install - Exit Code: 1601

Product Version
Windows
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Overview

This error message appears when attempting to install Quicken. The full message reads:

An error has occurred while installing Quicken. Quicken Failed to Install - Exit Code: 1601

Resolution

  1. Find the search dialog box located at the bottom of the Start menu.

Error: Quicken Failed To Install - Exit Code: 1601

  1. Type: MSIEXEC /UNREGISTER into the search field and click Open.

Error: Quicken Failed To Install - Exit Code: 1601

Note: If you receive a message "Unrecognized command" or similar, you may have entered the command incorrectly.  Enter the command again.  Note the space after "MSIEXEC." 

  1. Repeat Step 1, and this time type MSIEXEC /REGSERVER in the search field and click Open.
  2. Restart your computer.
  3. Once your computer restarts, attempt to install Quicken again.
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