According to Intuit, the following error can occur when starting QuickBooks:
Fatal Error: Function: LicenseUtility::Initialize Signature:bool_cdecl LicenseUtility::Initialize(void) File:..srcLicenseUtility.cpp Line:431
The error has multiple possible causes:
- Microsoft’s .NET framework is not functioning properly
- Windows Protected Storage service is stopped or disabled
- Your QuickBooks installation is damaged
- Your Windows operating system is damaged
To troubleshoot this problem, follow the steps outlined in this Intuit knowledge base article.