QBPOS Error 176103 Unable to Activate Product

QuickBooks POS system has become one of the most useful tools for organizations whether big or small. Starting from the small accounting process to huge data processing functions, QB POS tends to support all organizational activities to simplify everything. But there are scenarios that lead to severe technical issues, thereby restricting the software operation. One such issue is the QuickBooks POS error 176103.

MyOnePro has a team of experts to look after the Point Of Sale software issues and resolve them. You can contact them on QuickBooks POS Support number at any time of the day to get assisted with all your queries and doubts.

Causes of QB Point of Sale Error Code 176103

QB Point Of Sale Error 176103 Troubleshooting

QB Point Of Sale Error 176103 Troubleshooting


The causes of the error are listed below:

  • System time and date is incorrect
  • Validation code is incorrect
  • Entitlement files are corrupt or damaged
  • License number is incorrect

The QuickBooks error is encountered at the time of the registration of QB POS. The error message that is displayed reads “Error 176103: Unable to activate the product.”

How Do Fix 176103 Error QuickBooks Point Of Sale

Solution 1: Check the system date and time
Option 1: Check from system tray

  1. Look at the system tray
  2. Right-click on the time and date display
  3. Click Change date and time settings
  4. In the Date and Time window, select Change date and time
  5. Update the time and date of the system

Option 2: Check from Control Panel

  1. Press Windows + Ron the keyboard
  2. Enter Control
  3. Choose OK
  4. Click Clock, Language, and Regionin the Control Panel window
  5. Choose Date and Time
  6. Update the time and date of the PC

Solution 2: Delete Intuit Entitlement Folder contents

  1. Browse to C:\Program Data\Intuit\Entitlement Client\v8
  2. Press CTRL + Aand select all the available files in the folder
  3. Click Delete
  4. Open QB POS
  5. Complete the registration process

Solution 3: Clean Reinstall for QB POS
Step 1: Uninstall QB POS

  1. Press Windows + E
  2. Computer window opens
  3. Click Uninstall or change a program
  4. ChoosePoint of Sale from the list of programs
  5. Click Uninstall
  6. Follow the step-wise instructions
  7. Uninstall POS

Step 2: Rename and Delete all POS folders
Renaming the POS folders

  1. Copy the POS data folder
  2. Paste the POS data folder
  3. At the end of the folder name, add OLD
  4. This will disallow any duplicate folder from getting created

Deleting QBPOSDBSrvUser Windows user

  1. Click Windows Startbutton
  2. Choose Control Panel
  3. Select User Accounts
  4. Click Manage another account
  5. Select Continue in the User Account Controlwindow
  6. Choose QBPOSDBSrvUser
  7. Click Delete the account
  8. Make sure the folder is deleted
  9. Reboot your PC

Step 3: Reinstall POS
Step 4: Restore company file

  1. Open POS
  2. Create a new company data file with a desirable name
  3. Restore the backup that is created
  4. After the restoration of the file, verify the right set of data and check for other connections and configurations
  5. Register the QB Desktop POS again.

Experts Help For QB POS 176103 Error Troubleshooting

In case, you face any difficulty in following the above-mentioned steps, you can connect with MyOnePro experts and they will tell you how to deal with the QuickBooks POS error 176103.

In fact, for any doubts and queries 176103 Error or even functioning of Intuit QuickBooks POS Software , you can contact either via Chat Support or on QuickBooks Support Number by dialling toll free number +1-800-301-4813.