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Getting QuickBooks error 3371? Here's How to Resolve it

QuickBooks error 3371 shows up on the screen when a user tries to activate or open the QuickBooks Desktop application. When the error strikes, the user gets an error message that says: 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 might occur when a user opens the company file before saving it. Read the entire blog carefully to know more about QuickBooks error 3371, its causes, and solutions.

If you are struggling with QuickBooks error 3371 and want to fix it right away, get troubleshooting assistance from the certified QuickBooks expert’s team by calling us on our toll-free number +1 800-579-9430.

Reasons that can cause QuickBooks POS error 3371

  1. MSXML component required to run QuickBooks is damaged.
  2. The Windows operating system you are using is outdated or corrupted.
  3. Some QuickBooks files are quarantined by anti-virus programs. Go through the troubleshooting solutions given below to fix the error. You may also read :- QuickBooks error 6147 0

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Top 2 Solutions to Deal with QuickBooks license error 3371

Solution 1. Use 3371 Error Fix

The tool is specifically designed to resolve QuickBooks error 3371. You need to have QuickBooks Tool Hub on your workstation to run the tool. If you haven’t already, follow the steps given below to download the same:

  1. Close QuickBooks so that you can download the QuickBooksToolHub.exe file.
  2. We suggest you download its latest version.
  3. Move to Downloads and open the downloaded file.
  4. Start installing the tool hub by following the on-screen steps.
  5. Mark the agree to the terms and conditions checkbox.
  6. The QuickBooks Tool Hub icon will appear on the desktop when the install completes.
  7. Open the QuickBooks Tool Hub and choose the Installation Issues tab.
  8. Click 3371 Error Fix and then OK.
  9. Let the tool run. Once it finishes, open QuickBooks and the company file. If the error reappears, move on to the next solution.

Solution 2. Fresh install QuickBooks Desktop application

Clean installing the program resolves issues that restrict users from opening QuickBooks and the company file. Here’re the steps to clean install:

  1. Note down your license number, product year, and version.
  2. Uninstall QuickBooks:
  • Click the Windows icon and select Control Panel.
  • Choose Program and Features and then click Uninstall a Program.
  • Scroll through the list of programs and choose your QuickBooks version.
  • Click Uninstall/Change.
  • Select Remove and then Next.
  • Reinstall QuickBooks. If you still face any difficulty resolving QuickBooks error 3371 or found yourself stuck while troubleshooting, dial our customer support number +1 800-579-9430 and consult the QuickBooks technical support team.

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