When activating QuickBooks bulk of users have been encountering peculiar issues when typing in the product key. This error is generally caused due to an invalid product key. However, there can be other reasons behind the error as well. In the current discussion, we shall visit those causes and also discuss the various methods to fix QuickBooks wont accept product number during installation error.

What causes QuickBooks Won't Accept Product Number During Installation?

•        Typing in an improper product number during activation or installation of QuickBooks Desktop.

•        The administrator rights might be disabled for the currently logged in user.

·         Incorrect System date and time.

•        The computer does not meet the minimum system requirements needed for QuickBooks.


Fix 1: Double-check the Product Number

Fix 2: Correct the System Date and Time

Fix 3: Creation of a new user

Fix 4: Use QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool

Fix 5: Clean Install QuickBooks


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