Besides the QuickBooks Desktop Benefits technical bottlenecks in the form QuickBooks Error 3371 can’t be prevented, caused by external issues. To resolve error code 3371, it is essential to know about the issue, its causes before starting the troubleshooting methods.

What is QuickBooks Error 3371, Status Code 11118?

QuickBooks Error 3371 Status Code 11118 is caused when the QuickBooks system file entitlementDataStore.ecml gets damaged, which contains the license properties of your QuickBooks Desktop. The error message says: ‘Could not initialize license properties’. This message shows up in a dialog box and when you click OK, another box comes up.

In order to resolve this issue, there are some system requirements which needs to be fulfilled. Let us proceed further before troubleshooting error 3371.

Could not initialize license properties. Error 3371: QuickBooks could not load the license data.

Could not initialize license properties. [Error 3371, Status Code -11118] QuickBooks could not load the license data.

Could not initialize license properties. [Error: 3371, Status Code -1] QuickBooks could not load the license data.

Reason behind the QuickBooks Error 3371

When you install QuickBooks, Intuit stores some license information on your hard drive. Error 3371 crops up if that information becomes corrupted, or doesn’t match up in some way. The software probably checks the license using a system signature that reflects the hardware configuration. When you reconfigure your system or clone your hard drive, your hardware configuration can go hay-wire. This in turn causes the configuration QuickBooks saved to not match what it sees when starting up. The result – error 3371!

Points to Consider Before QuickBooks Error 3371 Troubleshooting

First of all, it is important to ensure that you have updated your Windows to the latest release.

If you still get QuickBooks Error 3371 then you might have corrupt Windows operating system.

How To Fix Resolve QuickBooks Error 3371

There are two ways by which you can solve QuickBooks Error 3371.

Press window key + R on your keyboard.As you reach the following location delete .ecml file and close the file.Run QuickBooks and register the product.

In Case the problem still remains follow the next step:

Click Start > All Programs> Window updateCheck for update after updating, reinstall the software.

Above are the ways through which you can resolve the error. In case the problem still exists, you can dial at QuickBooks support toll-free number 1-800-865-4183 and can reach the expert for resolving the problem.