Clean Reinstall For QuickBooks Point of Sale For Desktop


Sometimes it is essential to uninstall and reinstall QuickBooks Point of Sale so that accounting works processes smoothly. This is mostly required when a Point of Sale function gets damaged and is called as a clean install or uninstall.Perform a clean reinstall for QuickBooks Point of Sale for Desktop

In this article, we provide you with a complete guide to effectively uninstall and reinstall QuickBooks Point of Sale Desktop.

Points to be noted:

Before following the steps to re-install QuickBooks Point of Sale, take note of the following points:

  • Create a backup for the data file.
  • QuickBooks Point Of Sale installation CD or download file must be available
  • Ensure that you possess the Product and License numbers.
  • Log in as the Window Administrator.
  • The systems should be available for a restart.

Perform a clean Uninstall for QuickBooks Point of Sale Desktop.

Before you re-install, you have to perform uninstall QuickBooks Point of Sale for Desktop. Follow the steps to do so:

  • Press the Windows + E key on the keyboard. The Computer window will open.
  • Click on Uninstall or Change a Program option.
  • Double click on the Point of Sale and select Uninstall.
  • Perform the instructions in order to uninstall QuickBooks Point of Sale.

Rename of Sale folders

  • Copy and paste Point of Sale data folder to the Desktop
  • Type in a new name for the user login and folder
  • Restart the computer.

Restore company file

  • Go to QuickBooks Point of Sale for Desktop and create a name you desire for the new company file and reinstate the created backup.
  • When the file is restored, check that there is no error when closing and reopening Point of Sale.
  • Register your QuickBooks Point of Sale again for Desktop.

Perform a clean reinstall for QuickBooks Point of Sale for Desktop

Follow the steps to perform a clean reinstall for QuickBooks Point of Sale for Desktop:

  • First, download the QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale.
  • Access the location where earlier QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale was saved
  • Select the executable QuickBooks Point of Sale file in order to start Point of Sale installation.
  • Click on Yes
  • Press on Next. The installation will start.
  • Go through the Software License Agreement. If you consider the agreement, mark on the terms, and then click on Next.
  • Type in the Product and License numbers
  • Press Next.

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