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You might have come across QuickBooks error 3371 while activating the desktop application. Besides, the error occurs when you try to activate QuickBooks on a different computer using a previously activated license. It may also pop up when you try to reinstall the QuickBooks Desktop on the same PC. At its occurrence, an error message appears on your screen that reads, “Could not initialize license properties. Error 3371: QuickBooks could not load the license data. This may be caused by missing or damaged files.” You may also receive different error codes based on the error that brings forth the issue. For knowing the other possible causes and troubleshooting methods, you must follow this blog till the end.

Do you need expert assistance to resolve QuickBooks error code 3371? If yes, then give us a call on our Toll-Free Number +1(855)-856-0053.

What Reasons Evoke QuickBooks Error 3371 Status Code 11118?

You may end up with error 3371 status code 11118 due to any of the below-mentioned reasons:

  • It can be due to a damaged or missing QB registration.dat file.
  • You might be using an outdated Windows operating system.
  • Another reason can be antivirus or third-party system cleaner applications.

What Are The Steps To Fix QuickBooks Error 3371 Code 11118?

Follow the troubleshooting methods that have been listed below to resolve the QuickBooks enterprise error 3371:

Step 1: Run 3371 Error Fix from within QuickBooks Tool Hub

QuickBooks Tool Hub is designed in such a way that it can troubleshoot major QuickBooks errors that it comes across. Here we have error 3371 when opening the QuickBooks fix tool in the QuickBooks tool hub that can automatically resolve the issue.

  • At first, you have to download and install QuickBooks Desktop Toll Hub.
  • Then, close QuickBooks Desktop from the taskbar.
  • Download the latest version of the QuickBooks Tool Hub application by clicking on the available link.
  • Now, go to your computer downloads and run the QuickBooksToolHub.exe file.
  • Agree to the terms and conditions before installing the tool hub. Afterward, follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
  • Navigate to your Desktop screen and double-click the Tool Hub icon for QuickBooks.
  • If you are unable to find the Desktop icon, then search for it using the Windows Search feature.

Step 2: Fix Damaged QBregestration.dat file:

  • You need to shut the QuickBooks application in the first place.
  • Then, simultaneously press Ctrl + Shift + Delete keys on your keyboard to open the Task Manager.
  • Under the Processes tab, search and right click on QBW32.exe process and click on OK.
  • Now, open the Run box by pressing the Windows + R key on your keyboard. In the search bar, type C:ProgramDataIntuitEntitlement Clientv6 or 8 and click on OK.
  • Now in this folder, find and delete EntitlementDataStore.ecml file.
  • At last, click on Yes to confirm and open the QuickBooks application.

Step 3: Repair Damaged MSXML files:

It’s important to have a better understanding of the Windows operating system so that you can install and repair the Microsoft components. However, you may also connect with our experts if you need any technical assistance.

Need Professional Assistance!

We hope the above-mentioned troubleshooting methods would have helped you resolve QuickBooks error 3371. However, if you get stuck and need any further assistance, we suggest you give us a call on our Toll-Free Number +1(855)-856-0053.


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