Error 1310 Writing to File Config.Msi

Encountering the “Error 1310 Writing to File Config.Msi” can be frustrating and hinder the progress of various tasks.

Updating Adobe Software

To update Adobe software and resolve the “Error 1310 Writing to File Config.Msi,” follow these steps:

1. Close any Adobe programs running on your computer.
2. Right-click the Start button and select “File Explorer” to open the Windows Explorer.
3. Navigate to the “C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe” directory.
4. Right-click on the “Config.Msi” folder and select “Properties.”
5. In the Properties window, click on the “Security” tab.
6. Click on the “Edit” button and select your user account from the list.
7. Check the box next to “Full control” under the “Allow” column.
8. Click “Apply” and then “OK” to save the changes.
9. Try updating the Adobe software again.

If the issue persists, you may need to temporarily disable any antivirus or firewall software and then try updating again. Remember to re-enable the antivirus or firewall after the update.

Note: This solution applies to Windows operating systems, including Windows XP, and may vary slightly depending on the version of Adobe software you are using.

Reinstalling Software

If you encounter Error 1310 while trying to write to the Config.Msi file, you may need to reinstall the software. Here’s how to do it:

1. Close all open programs and save your work.
2. Press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.
3. Type “appwiz.cpl” and press Enter to open the Programs and Features window.
4. Locate the software that is causing the error and select it.
5. Click on the “Uninstall” button and follow the on-screen instructions to remove the software.
6. Once the uninstallation is complete, restart your computer.
7. After the restart, download the latest version of the software from the official website.
8. Run the downloaded .exe file to start the installation process.
9. Follow the installation wizard’s instructions and select the desired installation directory.
10. Once the installation is complete, restart your computer again.

By reinstalling the software, you should be able to resolve the Error 1310 and continue using the program without any issues.

Installing with Administrative Privileges

To install with administrative privileges and resolve Error 1310 Writing to File Config.Msi, follow these steps:

1. Right-click on the installer file and select “Run as administrator” to ensure you have the necessary permissions to make changes to the system.

2. If prompted by User Account Control, click “Yes” to allow the installer to make changes to your computer.

3. If the error persists, try changing the installation directory. Right-click on the installer file and select “Properties.” In the Properties window, go to the “Compatibility” tab and check the box that says “Run this program as an administrator.” Click “Apply” and then click “OK” to save the changes.

4. If you’re using Windows XP, you may need to disable simple file sharing. Open Windows Explorer, go to the “Tools” menu, and select “Folder Options.” In the Folder Options window, go to the “View” tab and scroll down to the bottom. Uncheck the box that says “Use simple file sharing (Recommended)” and click “OK.”

Deleting Temporary Files

File deletion icon

  1. Open File Explorer by pressing Windows Key + E.
  2. In the File Explorer window, navigate to the C: drive or the drive where your operating system is installed.
  3. Locate and double-click on the Windows folder.
  4. Scroll down and find the Temp folder.
  5. Press Ctrl + A to select all files and folders in the Temp folder.
  6. Press Shift + Delete to permanently delete the selected files and folders.

Repair Method 2: Using Disk Cleanup

  1. Press Windows Key and type Disk Cleanup.
  2. Click on the Disk Cleanup app from the search results.
  3. Select the drive where your operating system is installed (usually C:).
  4. Click on the OK button to let Disk Cleanup calculate the amount of space you can free up.
  5. Check the box next to Temporary files.
  6. Click on the OK button to start the cleanup process.
  7. Confirm the deletion by clicking on the Delete Files button.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is error 1310 error writing to file?

Error 1310 “error writing to file” is a Windows error that occurs when the user account running the installation/update lacks the necessary permissions to write changes to the specified installation folder. The error message will provide details about the specific folder involved.

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