Different Methods to Fix Windows Error 1320

Windows Error 1320 is a problem that users can often encounter in Windows 8 and 8.1, but in Windows 7 and Vista it occurs less. Error 1320 or“The specified path is too long” error message is not difficult to resolve.Here are some methods to fix it:

Method of Removing Micro Focus Folders(8.1/8/7/Vista)

1. Twice click the PC’s desktop icon.
2. It is necessary by the user to make sure he or she has un-hidden and the hidden folders and hidden the Window system files.
3. Move the below-mentioned folders to the Recycle Bin. If the error is stillvisible, just reinstate them:
 C:\ProgramData\Micro Focus
C:\Program Files\ Micro Focus
C:\Program Files (x86)\Micro Focus
C:\Users\Public\Documents\Micro Focus
C:\Users\\Documents\Micro Focus.
4. Exit the Windows Explorer.

Method of Deleting Corrupt Registry Keys (For Windows 8.1/8)

1. Check for the issue in the Registry entries. The user can re-create again by deleting or renaming corrupt entries from the Registry.
2. Click the Window Key + C.
3. At the top corner of the screen, the Charms Bar will be visible.
4. Press the Search icon.
5. Enter “RegEdit” in the Search Box.
6. Press the application icon.
7. Launch that from the Search Result page.
8. The Registry Editor will get launched.
9. Delete the version-specific key of Test Partner.
10. Locate the below Sub-key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Software
11.  Delete the sub-key named “MicroFocus.”
12.  Navigate the below subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Servcies\MSIServer
13. Rename the “Security” sub-key as “Security_OLD.”
 14. Exit the Registry Editor window and restart user Computer.

Method of Deleting Corrupt Registry Keys (ForWindows 7/Vista)

1. Refer to Step # from the Operating system 8.1/8 user’s method.
2. Click Windows Key + R at the same time.
3. Enter “RegEdit” in the Open text box.
4. Press the OK tab.
5. The Registry Editor will get launched.
6. Refer to steps numbered 8 to 14 from the Windows 8.1/8 method.
Method of Re-registering the Windows Installer(For Windows 8.1/8)
1. Click the Operating system key.
2. Enter “CMD” in the Search Box.
3. Press the Application icon.
4. Right click Command Prompt and press “Run as administrator” icon.
5. Type the below commands in given order:
%windir%\system32\msiexec.exe/unregister
%windir%\syswow64\msiexec.exe/unregister
%windir%\sytem32\msiexec.exe/regserver
%windir%\syswow64\msiexec.exe/regserver.
6. Exit Command Prompt.
7. Click windows key + C.
8. Press Setting icon and then power icon, in the Charms Bar.
9. Choose Restart.

Method of Re-registering the Windows Installer(For Windows 7/Vista)

1. Press the Start tab.
2. Enter “Command Prompt” in the Search Box.
3. Right press that from the Search Results, select Run as administrator.
4. Refer Steps # 5-6 from Windows  9.1/8 user’s paragraph.
5. Restart the Computer for the change to take effects.

Method of Renaming Msisip.dll File (For Windows 8.1/8/7/ Vista)

1. Twice press the PC icon.
2. Enter “Command Prompt” in the Search Box.
3. To select Run as an administrator, and right click on that from the Search Results.
4. Right click the file displayed under the Search Results.
5. Choose “Open containing folder” from the context list.
6. Rename the file as “Msisip.dll.old”
7. Restart the machine.

Jack Tucker is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry from last 10 year. As a technical expert, he has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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