QuickBooks Point of Sale gives a new direction to your retail business (online and in-store) by providing facilitating services such as seamless e-commerce integration, contactless payments, multi-purpose inventory management, etc. The latest release that is now available for users for their QuickBooks Point of Sale is 18.0. QB POS offers everything you require to establish your retail business and is very easy to make faster payments. The concept we discuss here is to fix the QuickBooks Point of Sale errors in Windows 10. Let’s start it:
The latest release of the Windows Operating system is Windows 10 till now, which comes out after certain enhancements and improvements. QuickBooks Point of Sale in Windows 10 has some issues that are:
- Company file loop issue
- Incompatibility with hardware drivers
- Firewall settings aren’t correctly configured
Important! If you’re a Windows 10 user, then you have to make some adjustments in POS for hassle-free working. While upgrading your existing Windows to Windows 10, don’t forget to create a backup of all your Point of Sale company files before starting installation.
We highly advised storing your files on an external drive either using a USB flash drive or another hard drive. This prevents your company file from facing technical issues occurring while upgrading to Windows 10.
Issues Prompt After QuickBooks Point of Sale in Windows 10 Installation
Below we brief you about some error issues that prompt after Windows 10 Installation, take a look at it:
1. Company file loop issue
The QuickBooks Point of Sale company operation windows switches looping state and users are restricted to signing to the company file. As an outcome, the Intuit Entitlement service has been stopped by the Windows OS. This happens when your Intuit Entitlement Service that permits POS software to open the company file is discarded to perform any run until Windows 10 is not updated successfully.
2. Incompatibility with hardware drivers
Windows 10 supported automatic updates and downloads of drive drivers. While upgrading to Windows 10 you must carry compatible drivers either download manually for the proper functioning of your hardware devices. These hardware devices can be Star TSP 100, Metrologic SP 5500, and Zebra LP2824 Tag Printer.
In the case of default hardware drivers, Windows 10 can easily detect and download automatically. These hardware drivers can be BarCode Scanner, Cash Drawer, PinPad, and Cash Drawer. To learn about compatible hardware drivers for Windows 10, you can choose the Intuit official site to get answers for the same query.
3. Firewall settings aren’t correctly configured
Once you upgrade to Windows 10, you start facing problems with connectivity. To keep yourself safe and secure with such kinds of issues you need to configure the firewall settings properly.
This issue might occur when a firewall or third party security applications roadblock the transmission between the workstation and your company data file. Suppose the configuration of firewall settings properly is unable to troubleshoot the connectivity issue, don’t panic just learn the steps to configure Windows Firewall.
How to Configure Windows Firewall
When a firewall acts as a barrier in between the transmission of server and client workstations, QuickBooks POS automatically configures the firewall to resolve the issue. Although sometimes you need to follow the manual configuration to do the same. So let’s start it:
- Open Run command by pressing Windows + R keys
- In the search field, enter Control
- Tap on OK to open the Control Panel
- Click on view by for Small Icons
- Choose Windows Firewall
- Go to Advanced Settings where choose Inbound
- Click on New rule
- Choose Port >> Next, then enter port numbers >> Next
- Click on Allow Connection >> Next
- Give a name to your firewall rule, then Finish
- Repeat steps 5-9 to create a new Outbound rule
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In Bottom Line
Hope you’ll get the right understanding after reading this complete article and your issues with QuickBooks Point of Sale will be troubleshot. But, if the error issues are still unresolved, then drop a call on our helpline number to connect with our QuickBooks ProAdvisor for other quick troubleshooting solutions. You can avail of our services round the clock to get complete support and assistance.