It is important to have the correct activation of the QuickBooks Desktop for smooth functioning and task performance. However, at times even after performing the right steps QuickBooks Activation does not happen appropriately. QuickBooks Validation Code is incorrect, and the Product number is wrong are some common issues related to this. The user might also face an error message saying the service is temporarily unavailable. In this blog, we will discuss steps to correct the ‘Incorrect QuickBooks Validation code.’
Ensure that the below points are carried out properly before trying out any solutions:
Check QuickBooks is activated and verify License number & product code match the one on the sticker on QuickBooks product package.
You need to understand and learn how to re-create the damaged EntitlementDataStore.ecml file to amend license and registration problems.
Get QuickBooks Activation not working solved at QuickBooks help number 1.888.502.0363.
For 64- bit operating system- Use the below-given commands to activate MSXML.
Note: In Windows 8, on the keyboard, you need to click ‘Windows key’ and type ‘cmd.’ Now, right-click and select ‘Run as Administrator.’
For 32- bit operating system- Register MSXML with the below commands.
For Windows 10
Note: It is advised to assign a password to a new account to ensure security.
If this solves the error, then you can decide whether you want to keep the new administrative user or remove it.
For Windows 8
If the problem is resolved, you can decide to keep the new admin user or remove it and continue with the existing one.
For Windows 7
If this resolves this error, then decide whether to keep new admin user else remove it and continue with the existing one.
When QuickBooks Desktop function is damaged, and just simple re-installation of QB desktop does not amend the issue then it becomes necessary to Uninstall QuickBooks Desktop, rename the installation files that are left behind and Re-Install QuickBooks Desktop. This process is called as ‘QuickBooks Clean Install.’ Refer to the link here for complete steps.
a) In case you receive a message that says- Overwrite Protection – Do you want to overwrite this file as it is already in use? You can click ‘Yes’ for these. The files are in the Temp directory and can be overwritten without any damage to other programs.
b) Ensure Installation wizard is for the correct year & version.
If you see wrong product version when installing from the download then perform the below steps:
Note: Any failure to do so will launch the wrong installer.
That’s all for this blog. The above-given steps can efficiently resolve ‘QuickBooks Validation Code is Incorrect’ and can thus amend the QuickBooks Activation not working. For any query on the above-given steps talk to a technical expert at QuickBooks Online Support Number 1.888.502.0363.