QuickBooks POS Shell Error

QuickBooks is an accounting and financial management software developed for the small and medium-size business organization. It has advanced features to manage your business efficiently. Sometimes you can face errors while running this software. QuickBooks POS Shell Error is one such error which can slow down your workflow.

QuickBooks POS Shell Error

When QuickBooks POS Shell Error occurs then the below error message is displayed on your screen.

“QBPOSShell has stopped working”.

The main reason for the error is a conflict between the shell file(QBPOSShell.exe) and a third party software installed on the computer. Here we are going to discuss the error and methods to resolve it. Meanwhile, you can call to QuickBooks POS Support Phone Number +1888-382-7559 for assistance on QuickBooks POS Shell Error.

How To Fix QuickBooks POS Shell Error?

Below are a few mentioned ways by which you can resolve QuickBooks POS Shell Error:

Solution 1: Edit The QBPOS Shell Folder Contents

  • Press Alt+ Ctrl + Del on your keyboard, then click on Task Manager.
  • Open the Processes tab, then click on QBPOS Shell and End Task.
  • Press windows start key, then browse File Explorer or Open Windows Explorer.
  • Open the View tab and then mark the Hidden items
    • For Windows 7: Select Organize and then choose Folder and Search Options.
  • Select This PC or Computer (for Windows 7), then go to C:\Users\{User logged on}\AppData\Local\Intuit\QBPOSShell.exe…\{last modified folder}.
  • Right-click on the config file, then choose to Rename it to user.configold.
  • Close the window, and then open QuickBooks Point of Sale POS for Desktop.

Solution 2: Create A New Window Admin In Windows 7

  • Press the Windows Start Key and then select the Control Panel and click on User Accounts.
  • Select Manage another account.
  • Select Create a new account, then add a name for the account.
  • Choose Administrator. Select Create account.
  • Restart the computer, then sign in with the new administrator account.
  • Open QuickBooks POS for Desktop.

Note: If you cannot find the QuickBooks icon on desktop then open it from the windows start menu.

Solution 3: Create A New Window Admin In Windows 8,8.1 & 10

  • Press the Windows Start Key and then select Control Panel.
  • Click on User Accounts and Family Safety, then select User Accounts.
  • Select Manage another account and then select Add a new user in PC Now add a user.
  • Click on Sign in without a Microsoft Account and select Local Account.
  • Type a user name and leave the password blank. Select Next and then click on Finish.
  • Restart the computer. Sign in with the new administrator account.
  • Open QuickBooks POS for Desktop.

Note: If you fail to find out the QuickBooks icon on the desktop then browse it from Windows Start Menu.

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Help For QuickBooks POS Shell Error

Hopefully, by the help of the above methods, you can easily resolve the error. In case, if you need assistance in performing the above steps, you can call to QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number +1888-382-7559. Our highly experienced and reliable executives will resolve the error. You can also contact QuickBooks Chat Support.

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