When you are using QuickBooks Point of Sale and it stops working or unable to load your company files then this error occurs. You will see a failed message when logging into the company file and can be due to a broken connection too.
“Error initializing QBPOS application log”
Why QuickBooks POS Stopped Working?
⏩ QuickBooks POS installed on the client workstation rather than a server
⏩ QuickBooks POS is trying to connect again to QuickBooks company data file
⏩ QuickBooks POS database service manager is unable to run and is not be able to login into your file
⏩ The connection of the QuickBooks company file is lost
⏩ Damage or corruption into the QuickBooks company file
⏩ QB Company file was migrated to an upgraded version of POS by utilizing a Windows Operating System (XP SP2)
Steps To Resolve the Error
Solution 1: Allow the QuickBooks Point of Sale to Interact with the QuickBooks Desktop
💠 Close the QuickBooks POS.
💠 Click on the Windows Start menu, then type Services.msc, and after that press the Enter button.
💠 Configure the Intuit Entitlement Service:
💠 Tap the Double-click on the Intuit Entitlement Service.
💠 Click on the General button, right from the Startup Type field, choose Automatic and make sure the status of the Service is Started.
💠 Visit the Login button.
💠 Choose the Local System Account and then click on the Allow Service in order to interact with the Desktop.
💠 Click on the Recovery button, after that choose to restart the Service.
💠 Click on the Apply button and then press OK.
💠 Configure the Database Manager of QuickBooks POS:
💠 Tap the Double-click on the QuickBooks POS Database Manager X.
💠 Visit the General section, go to the Startup type field and click on the Automatic option and make sure that the status of the service is started.
💠 Visit the Log-on button.
💠 Click on the Local System Account and then press Allow Service in order to interact with QuickBooks Desktop.
💠 Click on the Apply button and then hit the OK button.
💠 Open your QuickBooks Company file again.
Solution 2: Make Test Companies File and Try Again
🔵 Open QuickBooks Point of Sale.
🔵 Click on create a new company from Start Company window, and after that click on the Next.
🔵 Type Test in the Company Name box, and after that click on the Create button.
Open your Test file
Note: In case the test file is unable to open, then apply a Clean Re-installation for QB Point of Sale. This can be caused by the program error.
🔵 Choose the File menu> visit the Company operations, and then click on the Next button.
🔵 Click on the open existing company, select your company file, and then click on the Next button.
Note: In case the given steps don’t fix the issue, then proceed to the Solution 3.
Solution 3: Restore The Backup
📛 Open QuickBooks POS and choose the Test company file.
📛 Select the File menu> and then click on the Company operations.
📛 Choose Restore from the backup and then click the Next button.
📛 Click on the Browse button in order to alternate the backup file and then click the Browse.
📛 Choose the latest backup and then click the Next button. By following this you can restore the company file.
Solution 4: Rename Your Company File
✅ Visit the location of the QB Company File.
✅ Rename your Company File
✅ Tap the right click on the file name from the Company File location, then click the rename and then enter the new file name.
✅ Now open your QuickBooks point of sale or company file in POS again.