When the QuickBooks is activated or desktop is reconfigured for the first time, you may face errors. The error encountered by you is known as QuickBooks Error 3371, Status Code 11118. This error won’t allow you to open QuickBooks file. It will be annoying for you. It will display a warning message as below:
QuickBooks could not load the license data. This may be caused by missing or damaged files. For troubleshooting steps, note the error and type the following in a web browser window: www.quickbooks.com/support/register.html.
Another dialog box will appear after clicking on “ok”. The QuickBooks Fatal Error will display the following message:
QuickBooks has encountered a problem on startup. This may be due to an invalid software license. Insert the QuickBooks CD into your computers and then reinstall the software. If you encounter the problem again, contact Technical Support.
After clicking on Ok, the window will be closed. But, still you are unable to step ahead due to this 3371 status code -11118.
You can encounter this error if the license data gets corrupted, damaged or missing. This is because Intuit has made the license stored compulsory on your hard drive.
This error may occur again during the process of cloning of dataon the drive C:/ to another new hard drive. Then, tis error can be resolved by deleting entitlement file and re-entering license information.
Two different solution procedure will be displayed by two error dialog box. These two solutions are:
These solutions are not efficient to resolve this error. So we are describing the procedure here to resolve it.
This will resolve your issues, If not, you can follow the second method or can contact QuickBooks Support.
If the error still pursue, you can follow the second method as given below: