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QuickBooks Point of Sale is requiring administrative privileges.

I try to log in and Point of Sale tells me that I need administrative privileges: Point of sale requiring administrative privileges has cropped up recently, here is an approach to help clear it up. The problem is that the user qbposdbsrv doesn’t have enough rights to launch the QBPOS database server. Without the database service running, […]



QuickBooks: Don’t Buy Pirated Software!

The Dangers of Purchasing Pirated Software   Due to a recent interaction with a business owner in California, I find it important to write about the dangers of purchasing a pirated copy of QuickBooks software. That means you are purchasing software from a secondary source that is not an authorized Intuit Reseller or from Intuit directly, […]

How to Repair a QuickBooks Installation

Repairing an existing QuickBooks installation helps resolve errors you encounter while installing or using QuickBooks. Detailed instructions To repair an existing QuickBooks installation, make sure QuickBooks is not running and then follow the steps for your operating system: Windows 8, 7 or Vista On your keyboard, press [Windows Key] + [E] to open the Computer […]

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How to Print Receipts From GoPayment

One of the most innovative features of Intuit GoPayment’s mobile-payment system is its ability to issue digital receipts. After a customer’s credit card transaction has been approved and processed, the small-business owner may ask the customer for an email address and send the receipt electronically. This provides an simple way for shoppers and merchants to […]

Data that is shared between QuickBooks and Point of Sale

Table Summary of Data Shared between QB Accounting and QB POS Data Type Point of Sale to QuickBooks QuickBooks to Point of Sale New and updated customer records (except account balances) X X Payments on account X Customer account balances and limits X New and updated active vendors X X Vendor payment terms X X […]

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QuickBooks POS: Customer Rewards Overview

What parts of a transaction qualify for Customer Rewards? Inventory, Service, Non-inventory, Group, Assembly Earns Rewards: Yes Redemption: Yes Sales Tax Earns Rewards: No Redemption: No Shipping Charges Earns Rewards: No Redemption: No Gift card/certificate purchase Earns Rewards: No Redemption: No Gift card/certificate redemption Earns Rewards: No Impact Redemption: No Impact Charges to customer account Earns Rewards: No impact Redemption: No impact Payments on customer account Earns […]

Fixing QuickBooks Installation Errors

Fixing QuickBooks Installation Intuit releases updates to supported versions of QuickBooks quite often, and this is the time of year when we seem to see a lot of updates. That means it is a good time to talk about fixing QuickBooks installation errors. Nothing warms the heart more than seeing “The update installer has encountered […]

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QuickBooks Support: Change QB License Number without Reinstalling

Here, we will take a look at how you can change your QuickBooks license number without having to reinstall the whole program. This can come in handy if you have installed using the wrong license, or miscellaneous other unique situations. As ProAdvisors, we have been through a number of times where this would be handy. […]

QuickBooks Inventory Parts Notes Disappearing – QuickBooks Services

Lately there has been a rash of questions about a perceived bug in QuickBooks in several different discussion forums – how QuickBooks is not saving Notes on inventory parts. Fortunately, that isn’t what is really happening – rather than being a situation where data is lost it is just a case of the design. Your […]

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How to Prevent Negative Inventory: Because it is BAD – QuickBooks

You can use the inventory feature in QuickBooks to keep track of the “quantity on hand” (QOH) of inventory parts and assemblies, but this can add a dimension of complexity that can create problems for a small business. One of these problems has to do with allowing negative quantities to occur. Let’s talk about why […]