Troubleshoot of Quickbooks error 3371 status code 11104

This error is the result of damaged EntitlementDataStore.ecml file. Thus if you want to resolve one then you will have to recreate it again.

How to Recreate EntitlementDataStore.ecml file

In order to create one, follow along the steps:

Total Time: 12 minutes

  1. Step One

    Close any program that you might be running on your desktop.

  2. Step Two

    Before deleting the file, please make sure that you are no longer running quickbooks on your desktop.

  3. Step Three

    Now click open entitlement folder that contains your data. Also open the software version of your quickbooks.

    💠 Now open the Run window on your desktop.
    💠 Copy paste the path of your entitlement folder. The extension of your entitlement data file would be .emcl.

  4. Step Four

    Now select the file EntitlementDataStore.ecml  and press the delete option.

  5. Step Five

    Now open your quickbooks and register your application again. You would need to follow the instructions that are self explanatory.

  6. Step Six

    After everything done you would now be able to get rid of Quickbooks error 3371 status code 11104.

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  1. What do you understand with Entitlement Data?

    The entitlement file effectively stores encrypted license and product code details. In case if the file gets damaged or corrupted then the QuickBooks cannot read the license properties and as a result, QuickBooks error 3371 with status code 11104 will appear on your screen and the QuickBooks will not open too.

  2. What does QuickBooks error 3371 status code 11104?

    It can usually be caused by one or more of the following reasons:

    💠 Due to damaged MSXML component 
    💠 This may also cause due to missing or damaged files
    💠 There are some system protections such as an anti-virus program that blocks QuickBooks software too
    💠 Issues with the emailing, printing, or saving as a PDF from QuickBooks Desktop
    💠 Lose the connection to the QB Data file
    💠 Incomplete or failed Windows Updates can also lead to such errors.

  3. How do I delete the Entitlement Data file?

    To get rid of QuickBooks error 3371 status code 11104, you may have to delete the Entitlement Data file. Here’s how:

    💠 Initially, logout your QuickBooks account 
    💠 Next, go to the “Task Manager” and then click on the “Processes” tab
    💠 Now, look for the ‘exe’ file and close its process 
    💠 After that, you have to open the entitlement file
    💠 And then try to re-register to QuickBooks again with the help of product license code
    💠 Finally, launch your QuickBooks software to confirm that the error is resolved or not.

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