QuickBooks POS Application Log Error


QuickBooks POS Application log error” is one of the common errors reported by the QB POS users. QuickBooks Point of Sale is smartly designed application that is highly beneficial for retail business sector. The software is loaded with potential features that help the business owner to track business sales and profit, track inventory for multiple locations, ring up sales etc. It saves time as well as money. There are times when the POS application is unable to function properly and error occurs. This error usually requires assistance from the QuickBooks technical support team for resolving the “QuickBooks POS Application Log error“.

What is QuickBooks POS Application Log Error:

QuickBooks Application Log error indicates the error that occurs when the user attempts to open QuickBooks Point of Sale Desktop. This error occurs while launching the program. This is an unexpected error that occurs and you can restart the point of sale application. When this error occurs there is an error message displayed. The error message is: “Exception has been thrown by the target of invocation”.

Causes QB POS Application Log Error:

  • When you start QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale
  • Damage system files
  • Windows framework documents damage/lost

How to Resolve QuickBooks POS Application Log Error:

Error Initializing QBPOS Application Log

Ideally, Intuit has suggested two feasible solutions to fix the error. Prior to following those fixes attempt the DIY listed below:

Total Time: 25 minutes

Solution 1: Change the component of the QBPOSShell folder

🔹 Select Task Manager by pressing CTRL + ALT + DEL keys.
🔹 Go to Processes -> select QBPOSShell -> and then click End Task.
🔹 Click the Start button -> Choose File Explorer.
🔹 Select the View -> Check the Hidden items checkbox.
🔹 Click Computer -> Go to: C:Users{User loggedon}AppDataLocalIntuitQBPOSShell.exe…{last modified folder}
🔹 Copy this folder to your desktop.
🔹 Within the folder there will be a user .config file. Rename the file to user. configold
🔹 Restart QB POS application. It will fetch the old initial screen and if it fails close screen and the program will permit to start the application.
🔹 In case it starts create a backup QuickBooks POS data. Verify your sales history to ensure the last sales is successful.
🔹 Close the window and open QuickBooks Point of Sale for Desktop.

Solution 2: Create a new admin for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 and Vista following the recommended steps.

Windows 10, 8.1 and 8
🔹 Click Windows Start -> Select Control Panel.
🔹 Choose User accounts -> Family Safety -> Click User Accounts.
🔹 Select manage another account.
🔹 Choose Add a new user in PC Settings -> Click Add a user.
🔹 Click Sign in without a Microsoft account.
🔹 Click Local Account.
🔹 Enter a user name; leave the password blank -> Click Next -> click Finish.
🔹 Restart the computer -> Sign with the new administrator account.
🔹 Start QuickBooks Point of Sale for Desktop.

Windows 7 and Vista
🔹 Click Windows Start -> Select Control Panel.
🔹 Choose User Accounts.
🔹 Click Manage another account.
🔹 Click Create a new account.
🔹 Add a name for the account -> Choose Administrator.
🔹 Click Create account.
🔹 Restart the computer and sign in with the new administrator account.
🔹 QuickBooks Point of Sale for Desktop.

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