Fix QuickBooks Error Code 3371


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Quick Solution to Fix QuickBooks Error Code 3371

QuickBooks Error code 3371 of desktop enterprise version prompts up when the attempt is being made to run the accounting software soon after the reconfiguration of the system has been carried out. The application software is prone to accounting software error 3371 when the hard drive is cloned. Users having lack of technical knowledge, find themselves helpless as they have no idea how to fix the issue in quick time.

Whenever QuickBooks enterprise error 3371 crops, not a single resolution tip is listed on the dialog box. There's only one button named as 'OK' which is clickable and the user has to perform a single click for closing the error prompt.

Exact Causes behind QuickBooks Enterprise Error 3371

As most of the technical people know that any software once installed get its license details saved in the hard drive for validation purpose. This process implies for QuickBooks accounting application as well, As if this information or details get corrupted, users are left with no other option but to know the causes or reasons of errors erupting in accounting software. The system signature is validated by the software to check the license details during configuration of hardware.

The cloning of drive is the sole cause behind the frequent QuickBooks Error 3371 as initiating the process can mess up the hardware configuration completely. The mismatch that occurs in the configuration of software upon startup, germinates the seed in the form of QuickBooks error code that keeps prompting up during startup of application.

QuickBooks Enterprise Error 3371

Error 3371 Repairing Doesn’t Resolve the Issue– Permanent solution is needed

It's true that repairing cannot resolve the issue as the error code will keep coming up on the screen even if the process is executed successfully.

"License data can't be loaded by QuickBooks. The missing or corrupt file can be the core reason"

Entitlement file is the main reason behind the QuickBooks enterprise error code 3371. The outdated OS can also be one of the causes as it creates a security shield across some files to prevent those from malicious attack or virus /malware infection.

Procedure to Fix Quickbooks Error Code 3371

The solution of QuickBooks error code 3371 is not that difficult but you need to fix this issue carefully by implementing certain steps that are formulated as per the operating system compatibility. In order to keep the things up to the mark and not adding much more issues, it is recommended to follow.

These below- mentioned steps aligned. As it is told earlier that renaming the entitlement file can only help you in resolving the issues, you can go ahead with the procedure and fix problems at the earliest. Once it is done, you need to re-register the QuickBooks desktop enterprise accounting software

For Windows XP Users

As if you're using Windows XP operating system, follow these necessary instructions to troubleshoot QuickBooks 3371 enterprise error.

  • Tap the start icon and select run
  • Look for the entitlement file named as DataStore.ecml. If data file is not found directly, follow the path "C:/ Documents and Settings/ All Users/Application/ DataIntuit/Entitlement/ Clientv2".
  • Press OK and then rename the Entitlement file
  • Now attempt to access the data file and hopefully, it will work fine

For Windows 7 User

  • Access "C:/Program/Data/Intuit/Entitlement Client"
  • Rename the entitlement file
  • The new file gets generated as you start the application
  • If the data folder is concealed, then opt for the below-listed steps:
    • Open computer device and click on QuickBooks App
    • Click Organize> Folder and search options>Vi
    • Look for the hidden files and folders in the device and rename them
    • Relaunch QuickBooks and try to access data file in a feasible way.
    • Don't worry, everything will work fine if the steps are followed carefully