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Error while installing SQL Server 2012 - Access Denied

Issue
During the installation of SQL Server 2012 an error which states
"Access to the path 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\110\License Terms\SQLServerDenaliCTP_License_EVAL_1033.rtf' is denied."  is displayed.


Product
Microsoft SQL Server

Environment
SQL Server 2012

Cause
Access to the file identified within the error message is secured as a Read-Only file.

Resolution
To rectify this error and continue with the installation, browse to the path "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\110\License Terms\" and change the property
of file "SQLServerDenaliCTP_License_EVAL_1033.rtf" to remove "Read-Only".  Click on "Retry" button and the installation process will resume.
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