Error Initializing QuickBooks POS Application Log

Error Initializing QuickBooks POS Application Log
  • December 27, 2023

Error Initializing QuickBooks POS application log. Getting this error when opening the POS

The error initializing QuickBooks POS application log is as simple as that and sometimes there is the situation that this problem usually occurs when you launch any program and if this problem occurs then it is an emergency that you should contact technical support.

How to Resolve Error Initializing QuickBooks POS Application Log

There are two solutions for this problem and also you need to follow the different steps for the different windows that you are using.

Now look at the different solutions:

  1. The content of the qbposshell folder should be edited.
  2. You can create a new window admin.

Different solutions are being used for the different windows.

A. Solution for (windows 10,8.1 and 8)

  • Select task manager then while selecting the qbposshell click on the end task.
  • Choose File Explorer and then you just have to rename the file which is the user.config to the user. configold.
  • At last close the window and after that open QuickBooks POS for the desktop.

B. Solution for (windows 7 and vista)

  • Select Start Task Manager then while selecting qbposshell.exe click on the end process.
  • Click on the organization and then you have to choose the folder and search options.
  • Now select the show hidden files and folders and click on ok.
  • Rename the user.config file to the user.configold.
  • The last step is just to close the window and open the QuickBooks point of sale for desktops.

C. Solution for (windows 10,8.1 and 8)

  • Click on the window start button and after that select the control panel.
  • Click on manage another account and add a new user in the PC settings link.
  • Enter all the details that are needed and leave the password blank.
  • Now after restarting your computer you just have to sign in with the new administrator account and at last, you can just open the QuickBooks POS for the desktop.

D. Solution for (windows 10 and vista)

  • Click on the Windows start button and then select the control panel.
  • Again on this, you have to create a new account.
  • Restart your computer and sign in with the new administrator account.
  • In the end, you just have to open QuickBooks POS for the desktop.

If in any case, you are not able to follow along then you can get our help from QuickBooks professionals. You can give us a call at Chat now and talk to our QuickBooks pro advisors to have your query sorted.


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