Error 1303. "The Installer Has Insufficient Privileges..." occurs When You Try to Install WebWatchBot

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SYMPTOMS

When you install WebWatchBot, an error message similar to the following may appear:


Error 1303. The installer has insufficient privileges to access this directory: . The installation cannot continue. Log on as administrator or contact your system administrator. where is the name of the directory with the insufficient privileges.


CAUSE

You will receive the above error if either of the following is true for the folder in which you are installing WebWatchBot: The SYSTEM group does not have Full Control privileges. -or- The Everyone group does not have Full Control privileges.


RESOLUTION

To prevent this error from occurring, make sure the folder location into which you are installing WebWatchBot has Full Control permissions for either the Everyone group or the SYSTEM group. Check the permissions for the parent folders because the permissions on these folders may also cause this problem.