Error Code: 1603

Receive Error Code 1603 when installing TurboTax Home & Business for 2012.
Brand new Toshiba L855 laptop with Windows8
There should not be any .net issues as the laptop is new.  This is the 1st app to be installed on new machine.
What is 1603 error and how can it be fixed?
Thank you,
Rick
  • i am using windows XP (which works fine for me) and have received error 1603. system ran through its 'fix' system and STILL code 1603. I have had T T for 5 or 6 years at least and never ran into an install problem before.
    Robert
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I found this article regarding that error:
http://turbotax.intuit.com/support/iq/Installing/Error-1603---A-fatal-error-occurred-during-installa...

Possible Causes

This error can occur when the Microsoft .NET Framework Installer cannot install and/or update your system. Possible causes include:

  • Damaged Windows file and folder permissions
  • Damaged Windows Registry key permissions
  • Damaged Microsoft .NET Framework installation
Solution

If error 1603 occurs while updating TurboTax, your best bet is to download and install a manual update.

If not, the problem might be due to an issue with Microsoft's .Net Framework. See our comprehensive article on Troubleshooting Problems with the Microsoft .NET Framework for more help.



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