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QuickBooks POS Unexpected Error

Last modified on November 24th, 2022 at 9:28 am

Unexpected Error Happened Please Restart QuickBooks Point Of Sale

Making transactions has become way easier with the introduction of the QuickBooks POS system. The software is so designed that it hardly troubles users in any circumstance.
However, no software application is perfect and so does the POS system. There are multiple errors that keep on interrupting the operations performed on the system. One such issue arises in the form of Unexpected error happened please restart QuickBooks Point of Sale problem.

Solve QBPOS Unexpected Error

To know about the error in details, you can contact our MyOnePro experts on QuickBooks Point Of Sale Help Desk who will not only help you understand the issue but also resolve it.

Why Unexpected Error Occurred In QBPOS ?

There are five main reasons that lead to the occurrence of this error. These include:

  • Mismatching system requirements
  • Issue with QuickBooks POS Database Manager
  • Functional issues with the POS Database Manager
  • Corrupt Microsoft.NET framework
  • Incomplete or poor installation of Microsoft.NET framework
  • Improper running of the desktop system resources

The normal QuickBooks Error messages that appears as a result of this malfunction reads “ Unexpected error occurred: Please restart POS. Exception from HRESULT: 0x88980406.” There are other error messages as well that may fall under this category may include:

  • Unexpected error occurred. The error is: Value cannot be null. Parameter: s
  • Initialization for configuration system has failed
  • QBPOSShell has stopped working
  • Unable to access the application through Point Of Sale symbol, and many more

How to fix QB Point Of Sale Unexpected Errors ?

Solution 1: Update QBPOS

  1. Go to the official product updates page
  2. Make sure QuickBooks Point of Sale is chosen as the product
  3. Follow the series of instructions
  4. Install the Manual update
  5. Reboot your system, if required

Solution 2: Check your system and see if configuration is fine

  1. Click Windows logo
  2. Go to Computer
  3. Right-click it and select Properties
  4. Search for Installed Memory(Random Access Memory)
  5. Check configuration and see if you have everything there to run the QB POS system

Solution 3: Microsoft Component Clean up Tool

  1. Make sure no program or window is open
  2. Download the QuickBooks Component Repair Tool for your Windows version
  3. Save the same wherever you desire
  4. Double-click the file
  5. When you get a security prompt, select Yes
  6. Again click Yes on the next two screens that appear back to back
  7. You will find some black screen while the tool is operational
  8. Reboot when the process completes

Solution 4: Switch to new account user

  1. Press Windows Start button
  2. Type User Accounts in the text box
  3. Press Enter
  4. Select Manage user accounts
  5. Now chose Manage another accountoption
  6. Click on Create a new account
  7. Enter a Test name
  8. Select Administrator as user type
  9. Log out of Windows
  10. Sign in with the new user account
  11. Open Point of Sale again

Solution 5: Restart QBPOSShell and check compatibility

  1. Shut down Point of Sale
  2. Press CTRL + ALT + DEL
  3. Go to Start Task Manager
  4. On the Processes tab, select Image Name columnfor alphabetical sorting
  5. Right-click exe
  6. Click End Process
  7. Close Task Manager
  8. Open QuickBooks POS

Unexpected Error Troubleshooting QB POS V18,V13,V12

It is very important for you to keep your Windows version in mind before you follow the steps to resolve the issue. Even when you contact the MyOnePro experts on QuickBooks Support Phone Number, don’t forget to specify the version of the operating system you use.

For advanced QuickBooks Desktop Point Of Sale Software doubts and queries, you can connect with our On QuickBooks Chat QuickBooks ProAdvisor team of experts on 800 number +1-516-494-3146.


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