Installing Quicken may return an error 1310 "cannot write to file" or "error writing to file".
These Microsoft Installer (MSI) errors can be caused when Quicken is installing on a drive in which the system account does not have full permissions to all the necessary files and folders on the system.
This behavior can also occur when the Windows Installer becomes unregistered.
To resolve this error:
If these articles fail to resolve the 1310 error, please contact Microsoft Support for further assistance with Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI). For more information on Error 1310 and Microsoft products, visit http://support.microsoft.com and search for Error 1310.