QuickBooks POS Error 176104 is one of the errors related to the Point of Sale application of QB. QuickBooks users can activate the POS with the help of below-given steps:

  • Navigate to the File menu in the QB Point of Sale application and tap on Set up an interview.
  • Select the Payment option and agree to the debit and credit cards by hitting the YES button. In this way, you can activate the POS in your QuickBooks.

When QB POS activation fails, you get a pop up with an error message linked to the QB Error Code 176104.

Causes Behind The QuickBooks Point Of Sale Error 176104

  • The Point of Sale installation is corrupted or damaged.
  • Entitlement client data files are disfigured.
  • Windows firewall or antivirus programs prohibit QuickBooks POS access.
  • Prior to the server copy of QuickBooks Point of Sale, the client copy of QuickBooks Point of Sale has started due to first time access.
  • The internet connection is either intermittent or completely absent.

Easy Steps To Resolve QuickBooks Point of Sale Error 176104

Method 1: Upgrade The QB Point Of Sale To The Recent Version

  • Get out of the current update window by tapping on the Exit button and navigate to the Help option.
  • Click on Check for software to update the POS to the latest version and wait till the upgrade finishes.

Method 2: Register The QuickBooks POS

  • Tap the Registration option in the Help menu of QB POS.
  • You will have to register the POS and then start the Server Copy of QB Point of Sale.
  • Once done, reboot the Client copy POS.

Method 3: Confirm The Functionality Of QuickBooks Point Of Scale Services

  • Open the Run command. You can do that by typing Run in the windows search bar or simply pressing windows+R.
  • Type in MSC and press the enter key. In the folder that opens, find .vxx file, and open it.
  • If you see the stopped status of the services, tap on start to change it.
  • If you see the status that says the services are already active, then stop them and start again.
  • Hit ok, close the window and re-open the QuickBooks Point of Sale.

Method 4: Modify The Entitlement Client Data Files

  • Navigate to the below-given folder if you use the windows 7, 8, or vista:

C:\ProgramData\Intuit\Entitlement Client\vx.x

  • If you use the Windows XP, navigate to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Intuit\Entitlement Client\vx.x
  • Choose the required files, erase them and then run the QuickBooks Point of Sale to try register again.

Get In Touch With QuickBooks Technical Team

The given steps are the perfect remedy to resolve the QuickBooks Point of Sale Error 176104. When you cannot remove the QB POS Error 176104 even after applying the given steps, try disabling the windows firewall or reinstall the QuickBooks Point of Sale application.

If this also fails to eradicate the QuickBooks POS Error 176104, you can choose to contact the renowned and experienced QuickBooks ProAdvisors of supportforerror by dialing the toll-free QuickBooks POS Support Phone Number +1866-656-1012.