QuickBooks Activation Not Working is a time-consuming issue and requires immediate remediation to start your work in QuickBooks. A wrong QuickBooks License and product number can also be the reason for QuickBooks Activation Not Working.
In this blog, we will list methods that can update your license and product information in QuickBooks without doing any QuickBooks install or reinstall.
Note: If you didn’t restart the computer, then the program will deliver the incorrect product info to the server at the time when you access the company file. In case you are on the multi-user mode networked with several seats, then QuickBooks will give you the error saying ‘You have exceeded the maximum number of users who can access the Company file at a time.’
You need to edit the ‘qbregistration.dat file’ to avoid uninstallation /reinstallation of the product. You can edit this file in two ways:
Note: In case you do not see Notepad listed as a recommended program then you can scroll through ‘Other Programs section’ and search for it.
The qbregistration.dat file has product info for all the installed QB software. The below-given sections signify the version & edition of every installed program.
The VERSION NUMBER- 29.0 (2019), 28.0 ( 2018), or 27.0 (2017)
The FLAVOR name- QB Pro- Pro, QuickBooks Premier(not the accountant edition)- Super Pro, QuickBooks Premier Accountant – Accountant, Enterprise Solutions-bel, Enterprise Solutions Accountant Edition- belacct.
That is all for this blog. It is essential to rectify QuickBooks Activation Not Working properly for your QuickBooks and resolve the problem that led to this situation. An incorrect License number and Product Info can be one of the reasons and requires a proper procedure to address the issue. Hopefully, now you know how to get rid of this problem with the above method. For further queries on the above, you can speak to a ProAdvisor at QuickBooks Support Phone Number 1.888.502.0363.