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You receive an "Error 1303. The installer has insufficient privileges to access this directory" error message when you run Office 2000 Setup
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When you install Office, an error message similar to the following may appear:
where <Directory> is the name of the directory with the insufficent privileges.
Error 1303. The installer has insufficient privileges to access this directory: <Directory>. The installation cannot continue. Log on as administrator or contact your system administrator.
You will receive the above error if either of the following is true for the folder in which you are installing Office:
To prevent this error from occurring, make sure the folder location into which you are installing Office has Full Control permissions for either the Everyone group or the SYSTEM group. Check the permissions for the parent folders because the permissions on these folders may also cause this problem.
For more articles about how to troubleshoot specific errors in Office Setup:
Click here to view a list of Windows Installer Errors for Office 2000 articlesFor more articles with general information about how to troubleshoot Office errors:
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Article ID: 228658 - Last Review: January 24, 2007 - Revision: 3.2