Fix Adobe Error 1603 In Windows OS [Quick and Easy Hacks]

Getting Adobe error 1603 in the device? There is nothing to be worried about. You will get this error when the installer is trying to install the “SRGB Color Space Profile.icm” from an already existing file copy. Besides if the existing copied file is locked then only you can encounter this error. 

This is a generic error that indicates that the system went through a problematic factor at the time of installation. Thus, you need to resolve the problem at the earliest to avoid any further technical glitches.

Through this article, we are going to provide you the most possible solutions to fix it. All you need to do is follow the steps carefully to get rid of such an error issue from a Windows device. 

Effective Methods to Fix Adobe Acrobat Error 1603

If you are getting this error, in your Windows device then these quick and easy solutions are going to help you out.

Solution 1: Uninstall  the Google Desktop

Google Desktop is widely known for causing an issue with the Adobe application installers. In that case, you need to uninstall the Google Desktop to fix the error. To uninstall the Google Desktop in Windows 10, you have to perform the following steps:

Windows 10

  • First, you need to go to the Start button.
  • Now, search for “Google Desktop” from the list of the programs and click on that. 
  • Choose the “Uninstall Google Desktop” option from the list of the option. 

Windows 7

If you are a Windows 7 user, you have to perform the following steps to uninstall the Google Desktop. 

  • Go to the Start button. Now, in the Start Search box, write “Uninstall a program” and click on the respective searched results.
  • In the “Uninstall” section, search for the “Google Desktop” program and click on it.
  • Now, you need to click on “Uninstall” to remove it from the device in order to fix the error.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

If you are a Windows 8 or 8.1 user, you need to perform the following steps to uninstall google desktop from the device.

  • First, you need to go to the bottom left corner of the screen and click on it. 
  • Go to the “Uninstall a program” option, under the “Programs and Features” section. 
  • Search for the “Google Desktop” program. Now, click on the “Uninstall” button.

You need to wait for a while until the uninstall process completes. Restart the computer to check if the 1603 Adobe error is still there. If the Adobe update error 1603 is persist, then go to the next method to fix it. 

Solution 2: System Temp Folders 

Sometimes the temporary junk files can be one of the possible reasons for creating an issue at the time of installing the Adobe application. These files take up a lot of space on the device, so remove the temporary files to avoid random technical glitches.

Windows 10

To clear the temporary files on Windows 10, you have to perform the following steps:

  • First, go to the Start button. From there open the Settings section. 
  • In Settings, click on “System”. Tap on the “Storage” option now.
  • In the next window, you have to search for the “Local Disk” section and go to the “Temporary” files option. 
  • Choose the temporary files that you need to remove and then tap on the “Remove Files” option. 

Windows 7

If you are a Windows 7 user, you have to do the following steps to clear the temporary files. 

  •  Hold the Windows and R key together. This will open the Run dialog box. 
  • In the Run dialog box, write “%temp%” and hit the Enter button. 
  • This will open the list of the temporary folders that are on the device. 
  • Hold the Ctrl and A key together to choose all the files.
  • Now, right-click on the selected files and choose the “Delete” option from the drop-down menu. Finally, click “Yes” to confirm the changes.

Windows 8

Windows 8 users have to perform the following steps to clear the temporary files: 

  • In the Windows 8 operating system, hold the Windows and R key to open the Run dialog box. 
  • In the dialog box, write “%temp%” and click on “OK” next. This will open the list of the temp files that are in the local disk(C).
  • Choose the folders of the temp files by holding the Ctrl and A key together. 
  • Click on the “Delete” button next. This action will open a dialog box stating that “You’ll need to provide administrator permission to delete this folder”. Click on the box that is next to the “Do this for all current items” option. 
  • Now, click on “Continue” to complete the removing process.

After performing the above steps the temporary files will be completely removed from the computer. After this, you can reinstall the Adobe application to eliminate the error permanently.