QuickBooks is the most admired software in the Digital World because of its three main features, i.e., authentic, safe and accurate. At some time, some errors may encounter in QuickBooks error 3371 which is a huge hindrance at the work. Example of this error is Error 3371. The time of occurrence of this error is when you configure your desktop or during activating your QuickBooks for the first time.

This error might be so frustrating for you as when you open your QuickBooks, error message will pop-up. This error won’t allow you to perform well in your task. So, to deal with any of such errors, you can contact QuickBooks Support to help you out in any of the problems.

Here are the methods to fix QuickBooks Error 3371. Go through the below steps to avoid disturbance at your work.

Reason For QuickBooks Error 3371

Intuit has made a strict decision that you have to store license information on your hard drive. And if the file, information or license data gets corrupted, missing or damaged, then you face this error.

You may also encounter this error during copying your files from another hard drive to c: / drive. If this situation occurs, then you have to delete the entitlement file. Additionally, you have to re-enter your license information to get the solution.

The Necessity To Do Before Starting The Major Steps To Fix QuickBooks Error 3371

  • First of all, you have to install the latest Windows on your computer.
  • If you received the message again, that means your Window is corrupted.

Gradual Steps To Get Rid Of QuickBooks Error 3371

The error message popping up at your computer might be frustrating for you. So to deal with this unwanted error, perform the below steps to get relief of this issue.

First Method:

  1. Dab Window key + R on your keyboard.
  2. Then a window will open on which you have to copy and paste this: C: \ Program Data \ Intuit \ Entitlement Client \ v8.
  3. After this, you will be redirected to window explorer.
  4. Delete the ecml file by right clicking and clicking on Delete option.
  5. After that, close that window.
  6. Again, Run QuickBooks and again register the product.

Second Method:

If the problem continues that means your Windows is out of date. In that case, perform the below steps.

  1. Go to Window icon and click on “Start”.
  2. Choose “All Programs”, then select “Window update”.
  3. Tap on “Check for updates”.
  4. After updating, again reinstall QuickBooks Desktop.

If the problem persists, then go for the following steps.

  1. Install the latest version of Windows.
  2. Choose all programs and then select the Windows update option.
  3. Then install QuickBooks software.

After the above steps, perform the below points to get rid of the unwanted error.

  1. First of all, recreate damaged entitlementDataStore.ecml file and resolve the license & registration glitches.
  1. Next, fix Microsoft.NET Framework, MSXML, & C++ pitfalls with the help of QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool.
  2. Now dab on reinstall for doing a clean installation.


You can see above the easiest possible solution or ways of exterminating QuickBooks Error 3371. But if still you got failed in doing so, then there is one more easier way to fix this problem. That one is to lend a hand with deft engineers via QuickBooks Support Number and make one-to-one communication with them. They will direct you all the desired steps in an easy manner so that you can perform and fix this error.