QuickBooks error 3371- A Quick Troubleshooting Guide

There are various technical glitches that arise in QuickBooks. One of them is QuickBooks error 3371, which appears when a user activates or opens the QuickBooks Desktop application. On the occurrence of this error, the user gets a message, “Could not initialize license properties. Error 3371: QuickBooks could not load the license data. This may be caused by missing or damaged files.” The error usually evokes when anti-virus programs installed on your system quarantine some QuickBooks files. To get rid of error 3371, learn about the causes and then follow the troubleshooting solutions to fix it.

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Top reasons causing error 3371 in QuickBooks

The error takes place due to the following reasons:

  1. The Microsoft Components required to run QuickBooks is damaged or corrupted.
  2. The user might end up getting the error if using an outdated Windows operating system.
  3. MSXML component needed by QuickBooks to retrieve the saved information is damaged or corrupted.
  4. QuickBooks registration file that contains license information is damaged or corrupted.

Tested Methods to Resolve QuickBooks point of sale error 3371

Method 1. Download and install the latest Windows update on your computer

  1. Close QuickBooks Desktop and then click the Windows logo.
  2. Click All Programs and then select Windows Update.
  3. If available, download the update and then install it.
  4. After installing the Windows update, try installing QuickBooks Desktop.

Method 2. Get QuickBooks Desktop Tool Hub and put 3371 Error Fix to use

  1. Close QuickBooks Desktop, open your browser, and download the setup file of the most recent QuickBooks Tool Hub version.
  2. Once the download completes, save the file to an easily accessible location like your Windows desktop.
  3. From your desktop, double-click the QuickBooksToolHub.exe file and follow the instructions given on the screen to install the QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  4. Agree to the terms and conditions to finish installing QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  5. After installation, double-click the QuickBooks Tool Hub icon to open the tool hub and select Installation Issues.
  6. Click 3371 Error Fix and then OK to run the tool.
  7. When the 3371 Error Fix tool completes, start QuickBooks and open your company file.

Method 3. Try fresh installing QuickBooks to fix error 3371

  1. Close QuickBooks and download the installer of your QuickBooks version from the browser.
  2. Note down QuickBooks product year, version, and license number.
  3. Remove QuickBooks from your computer:

Click the Windows logo, select Control Panel and open it.

In Control Panel, select Programs and Features or Uninstall a Program.

Go through the list of programs and choose the QuickBooks Desktop version you want to uninstall.

Click Uninstall/Change, then Remove, and then Next.

  1. Now, try to reinstall QuickBooks Desktop using the fresh installer file.

We believe that the resolutions discussed above will help you eliminate QuickBooks error 3371. But, if you find the troubleshooting steps confusing and difficult to implement, call us on our toll-free number +1 800-579-9430 and get assistance from certified QuickBooks professionals.

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