Quickbooks Error 3371

Fix Quickbooks Error 3371 With the assistance of Quickbooks Tech Support Experts


What to Do For the Fixation of QuickBooks Error 3371?


Have you ever noticed not loading or initializing of your license data at the time of opening up QuickBooks desktop?? Well this might be due to the QuickBooks error 3371. The error is caused by the damaged or missing files. You are facing the QuickBooks error if you witness the following messages of error.

  • Error 3371: QuickBooks could not load the license properties.
  • Error 3371, Status Code- 11118: QuickBooks could not load the license properties.
  • Error 3371, Status Code-1: QuickBooks could not load the license properties.

As discussed above, the main reason behind the QuickBooks error 3371 is damaged or missing files.


The installation file of QuickBooks desktop is known as QBregistration.dat which consists of the information of the license data. The information of the license data has to be recovered and verified at the time of opening up of QuickBooks desktop. If your files are damaged or missing, then your QuickBooks desktop will not open up.

MXML Component

For the successful running of the QuickBooks desktop, the MXML component is essential. The MXML component helps in recovering the license data information. Therefore, QBregistration.dat only allows the opening if the MXML component is working properly.

Some of the reasons behind the damaged or missing files are following:

  • If your operating system is installed with some expired or outdated antivirus.
  • If at the time of importing the QBO file, you don't save the file first.
  • If you avoid the troubleshooting steps after witnessing the QuickBooks error 3371 while opening the QuickBooks desktop.


QuickBooks Tool Hub

The first step is to download and install the QuickBooks Tool Hub. QuickBooks Tool Hub helps in the fixation of the most common errors of QuickBooks desktop. It is suggested that you should use it on Windows 10 for better experience.

After installing the latest version of QuickBooks Tool Hub, it is recommended that you should save it somewhere which is easily findable.

After opening up the downloaded file, follow the steps to install the QuickBooks Tool Hub.

After the installation process is done, type 3371 error fix at the run section of QuickBooks Tool Hub.

After pressing the Enter button, you can open the data files from QuickBooks desktop.

Clean Install

You can also clean and install the QuickBooks desktop. After the process of cleaning and installing is completed and you are still facing the issue with the same error, then you will have to call an IT Professional or you can also contact Microsoft. There are chances that your operating system might be damaged.

If you are still facing the same error after following all the steps given in the article, get in touch with our QuickBooks technical expert to get instant help. get 24/7 quickbooks accounting assistance.