Installation numbers (product number, license number, or key code) required to install QuickBooks or Point of Sale cannot be located or are illegible.
Your installation numbers can be found in one of the following places:
Important information for QuickBooks Simple Start 2006 users:
If the number on your sticker is labeled Key Code, enter that number as the license number. If you do not see a product number, enter "043709" as the product number. Regrettably, a small number of QuickBooks Simple Start packages were incorrectly labeled and the product number is not on the sticker. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Visit the QuickBooks License Look Up page to retrieve them. If the look up tool cannot find your license number or key code, the web page will display a link for you to contact customer service for further assistance:
Note: In multi-user mode, QuickBooks Pro users must each have their own set of installation numbers. If you purchased a 5-User Value Pack (QuickBooks 2006 and earlier) or a 3-User Value Pack (QuickBooks 2007 and later), each installation must be made using the installation numbers that came with the 5-User Value Pack or 3-User Value Pack, respectively.
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