• At least 2 GB of RAM for a single workstation installation
• 1 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)
• Optimized for 1024×768 screen resolution
• Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows XP, all editions (SP3 or later strongly recommended) Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, all editions (SP2 or later strongly recommended), Windows Server 2008 (SP1 or later strongly recommended), Windows 7
• Data import/export and Microsoft Office integration requires: Microsoft® Excel 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, or 2010
Microsoft® Word 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 or 2010
• Multi-core processor and 4 GB of RAM are recommended for better performance on the Point of Sale server workstation.
• In a multi-user configuration, each workstation concurrently running Point of Sale must have a separately purchased user license, and every copy of Point of Sale must be the same version and
Intuit QuickBooks Point of Sale Merchant Service: (sold separately)
• Optional fee-based service, additional terms and conditions apply
• Requires an Intuit QuickBooks Point of Sale Merchant Service account through Intuit Payment Solutions, LLC. Application approval and fees apply. Details available at
• PIN pad required for debit transactions, sold separately.
• Internet connection required
Intuit QuickBooks Point of Sale Gift Card Service (sold separately)
• Optional fee-based service, additional terms and conditions apply. Requires a gift card account through QuickBooks Point of Sale Gift Card Service, provided by Intuit Payment Solutions, LLC.
Application approval and fees apply. Details available at www.payments.intuit.com/posgcs.
• Requires QuickBooks Point of Sale Gift Card Service gift cards, sold separately
• Internet connection or modem required
• Service is independent of QuickBooks Point of Sale Merchant Service
• Optional card reader and receipt printer sold separately or available with
QuickBooks Point of Sale Software/hardware bundle
42 PN 502278
1 Applicable to the Server Workstation when multiple networked computers concurrently run Point of
• Products have been tested with the following software:
-AVG by Grissoft
-McAfee Internet Security Suite
-Symantec Norton® Internet Security Suite
-Zone Labs’ Zone Alarm Pro
Note: Some configurations may require that you adjust settings in firewall and anti-virus products
to ensure the best possible performance with Point of Sale.
System Configuration Notes:
• Disk space requirements do not include company data files. If your company data file is very
large or includes item pictures, you may need more disk space.
• In order to run several applications simultaneously, your system should have a multi-core
processor and at least 2 GB of RAM. Point of Sale will run on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors
running Windows. However, not all hardware devices will install and operate on 64-bit operating
systems. We recommend that you contact the device manufacturers for more information about
installing their hardware devices on 64-bit operating systems.