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QuickBooks Activate it Pop up Windows to Register (QuickBooks Activation Issue)

    You would perhaps agree that no software or program is 100% free of errors and bugs. Although QuickBooks provides excellent accounting assistance to businesses, it is not without its fair share of minor issues.

    Some users of QuickBooks have informed that they got different error messages while activating the software with their license numbers or validation codes even if they had a valid QuickBooks subscription. This is one of the most common issues related to QuickBooks activation. If you have also experienced such issues, we can be a savior for you! In this blog, we will look at some easy solutions to this issue. Simply go through the steps, perform the steps sequentially and prevent this issue from bothering you ever again!

    Let’s proceed then!

    What is the Procedure to Fix QuickBooks Activated Issues

    Here, we are providing multiple methods to fix this issue –

    Total Time: 35 minutes

    Re-configure WindowsImage of Windows icon png Firewall Settings

    🔹 On your keyboard, press the Windows start button 
    🔹 Locate Windows Firewall in the program list 
    🔹 Click on it to open
    🔹 Now click on the Advanced settings tab
    🔹 Right-click on Inbound Rules 
    🔹 Click New Rules
    🔹 Select the appropriate port
    🔹 Click Next 
    🔹 Verify if TCP is selected as the protocol
    🔹 Click Next to proceed
    🔹 Tick on Allow the connections
    🔹 Press Next again
    🔹 Make sure to select all the profiles displayed on the screen 
    🔹 Click Next 
    🔹 Now assign a name for the new rule
    🔹 Click on the Finish button
    🔹 Open QuickBooks and check if the activation issue is still there

    Run QuickBooks on Admin Mode

    🔹 Close each and every application running in the background
    🔹 Restart your system
    🔹 On the desktop, right-click the QuickBooks Desktop icon 
    🔹 Click on Run as administrator 
    🔹 Check if you are still getting the issue

    Reactivate MSXML

    A. For 32-bit computers

    🔹 On your keyboard, press Windows and R keys together
    🔹 Type cmd on the text box
    🔹 Press Enter to proceed
    🔹 Now type in regsvr32MSXML4.dll
    🔹 Press Enter
    🔹 Now type in regsvr32MSXML6.dll
    🔹 Press Enter
    🔹 Open QuickBooks
    🔹 Check if the issue still exists

    B. For 64-bit computers

    🔹 On your keyboard, press the Windows start button 
    🔹 Type cmd on the text box
    🔹 Press Enter to proceed
    🔹 Right-click on the command prompt
    🔹 Click on the Run as administrator tab
    🔹 The C: prompt will open up
    🔹 Type cdwindowssyswow64
    🔹 Press Enter
    🔹 Now type in regsvr32MSXML4.dll
    🔹 Press Enter
    🔹 Now type in regsvr32MSXML6.dll
    🔹 Press Enter
    🔹 Open QuickBooks
    🔹 Check if the issue still exists

    Verify if your System Date & Time Settings are Correct

    🔹 On your desktop, right-click on the System Clock 
    🔹 Click on the Adjust Date /Time tab
    🔹 Go to the drop-down menu and select the change date and time option 
    🔹 Click Ok twice 
    🔹 After confirming your selection, close QuickBooks 
    🔹 Open QuickBooks again
    🔹 Try to activate and check if you are getting the activation error message

    In this blog, we have shown a few simple yet effective solutions to fix the ‘QuickBooks Activate it Pop up Windows to Register’ (QuickBooks Activation Issue). We hope, after going through the blog and implementing the steps sequentially, you will be able to troubleshoot this issue. However, if none of the above methods helps in solving the issue, you may get in touch with some experienced QuickBooks experts.


    Why does the QuickBooks Payroll Won’t Update Issue occur on my system?

    Here are the primary causes of this issue- 

    🔸 Issue with the internet settings in your computer 
    🔸 The QuickBooks application is not able to connect to the internet 
    🔸 Erroneous tax table 
    🔸 Incorrect system date and time settings 
    🔸 A file related to payroll update is missing in your computer 
    🔸 incorrect billing information 
    🔸 Incorrect SSL

    What Causes of QuickBooks Subscription needs Activated issue’ on my system?

    Some prominent causes of this issue are listed below

    🔸 Windows firewall is blocking QuickBooks from accessing the internet
    Slow /intermittent internet connection
    🔸 If the correct product code and/or the license number is not entered while activating QuickBooks
    🔸 If a QuickBooks version not authenticated by Intuit is in use
    🔸 Issue with the Microsoft XML Core Services
    🔸 Incorrect time/date settings on your computer

    How to Verify if my QuickBooks Payroll Status is Set as ‘Activated’ or Not?

    Please follow the steps below-

    🔸 Go to the Employees menu.
    🔸 Click on My Payroll Service 
    🔸 Select Account/Billing Information
    🔸 Sign in with the Account login id you are assigned from Intuit
    🔸 Open the Payroll Account Management portal. 
    🔸 Go to the Payroll Details section
    🔸 Check if the payroll status is shown as ‘active’

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