Error Initializing Qbpos

QuickBooks is known for its impeccable accounting services which it provides through its various platforms and products to the millions of users across the world. The contribution it gives in building the small and medium-sized businesses through its large array of services are unmatched by any other software or its human counterpart.

And it is the reason why it runs on a complex algorithm. However, at times we face error while Initializing QuickBooks POS on our Windows OS. Our Accountingerrors help-team is going to resolve this issue in this article. Follow on to discover more about what causes this error on your Windows OS and how to resolve it.

When does ‘Error Initializing Qbpos’ take place?

It happens at the times when you try to open the QuickBooks Desktop on your Windows Operating Software. The error occurs because QuickBooks Point of Sale couldn’t be accessed. This message appears on your screen: ‘Error initializing QBPOS application log.’

Why does ‘Error Initializing Qbpos’ happen?

This error happens because either the QuickBooks Point of Sale folder has got corrupt or it has been altered. To resolve this issue you need to follow some simple instruction given in this article.

  • This error is mainly caused when you are trying to launch QuickBooks Point of Sale.
  • Windows system files get damaged or corrupted.
  • Windows system getting corrupted or damaged data records.
  • QBPOS application error log
  • If any case system application crashes in windows, so there are chances to damage or corrupted your system files.

How to resolve ‘Error Initializing Qbpos’?

Follow these simple solutions based on the specification of your computer system to resolve the issue:

1. First Method: Editing the files inside the shell folder of QBPOS

  • Open the Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del buttons on your keyboard.
  • In the new window, go to Processes Tab and click on QBPOS Shell. Select End Task.
  • Now, go to the start menu and open the Explorer/Windows Explorer.
  • Go to the View tab and select the checkbox Hidden Items. (In case you use Windows 7 or Vista, go to Organize and select Folder and Search Option)
  • Next, go to the left panel of the window and opt for This PC/Computer. Copy and paste this address in the address bar: C:\Users\{User logged on}\AppData\Local\Intuit\QBPOSShell.exe…\{last modified folder}.
  • You will see a file named config. Change its name to user.configobsolete.
  • Finally, shut down the whole program and open QuickBooks to run Point of Sale uninterruptedly.

2. Second Method: Creating a new Admin for your Windows:

  • Go to the Start menu and opt for Control Panel.
  • Opt for User Accounts and Family Safety, navigate to User Accounts and opt it.
  • Go to Manage Another Account. There you will find the option Add a new user in PC Setting, click on it. Now, add a new user.
  • In the sign in option, select Sign in without a Microsoft Account. Select Local Account in the next option.
  • Now, type a username in the black field. Do not type anything in the password field. Click on Next and then
  • Shut down the Windows 7, turn it on again and sign in with the new administrator credentials.
  • Finally, you can open QuickBooks Point of Sale.

Following these simple procedures should resolve the Point of Sale Initialization error on your QuickBooks Desktop.

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