Causes and Solutions of QuickBooks Error 1335

QuickBooks is a versatile accounting software that is used by millions of business owners and accountants across the planet. There is no doubt that it consists of various cutting-edge tools and technologies, but it sometimes receives errors and glitches that may cause it to freeze functioning. One error that users face while using the software, updating it, or fixing an issue is QuickBooks Error 1335.

Here, in this blog, we will give you detailed information on the causes, impacts, and solutions of this error.

What is QuickBooks Error 1335? 

QuickBooks Error 1335 means the cabinet file ( needed for ongoing installation is corrupt or damaged. Plus, the cabinet file (2), which is another vital file for this installation is not usable. QB Error 1335 is indeed a Microsoft Windows error that takes place while updating the accounting software or repairing its installation.

You may get one of the following Microsoft Windows errors occurs when updating QuickBooks or repairing a QuickBooks installation:

  • Error 1335: The cabinet file [] required for this installation is corrupt and cannot be used.
  • Error 1335: The cabinet file [2] required for this installation cannot be used.

What Causes QuickBooks Error 1335?

Here are some other reasons that trigger QB Error 1335 and their solutions:

  • Make sure that your software CD has no scratches and dust as they can cause issues in reading.
  • You can clean the CD softly and retry installing it.
  • Installation issues normally appear because of insufficient installation memory settings on your system.
  • The system requirements of your computer for QuickBooks accounting software installation and refer to the MS knowledge base for particulars on changing these settings.
  • You can temporarily disable some software. Including anti-virus software at the time of installing QuickBooks.

How to Resolve QuickBooks Error 1335?

You can follow the solutions mentioned below to resolve your Error Code 1335. However, If you are not good in technical aspects or want a quick solution to this error then you can contact our QuickBooks Support team to get a feasible solution for this error.

Solution 1: Use QuickBooks Diagnostic Tool

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  • Download and run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool.
  • The tool will automatically try to find and fix the errors.
  • Save the file to your desktop.
  • Double-click on the file to “Run” the tool.
  • Next, select the first option “I am having problems installing QuickBooks.
  • Click “OK

Solution 2: Manually Resolve Error 1335

In case the error is not fixed even after running the QuickBooks Diagnostic Tool, you can try fixing the error using the below-mentioned manual steps:

  • Get a hard drive installation of QB software to copy the installation folders from your QuickBooks CD to your hard drive and use copied files to install QuickBooks from your hard drive simply.
  • If in case you continue receiving errors from the CD on a second computer, the CD may reduce in size. You can download QuickBooks and then follow the QuickBooks software from your hard drive through the copied files.
  • If you still receive errors, then clear the temporary folder and reattempt to install it.


We hope that you find this article helpful and resume working after fixing QuickBooks Error Code 1335. In case the issue still persists, you can chat with us to save time and effort. We are Intuit QuickBooks Error Support, a leading QuickBooks Support & Help Service provider. We will happy to help you.


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