Socket Error While Using QuickBooks® Point Of Sale Software

Socket Error usually comes when user attempt to open Merchant Services, EFT failed the main causes defined by Intuit are that might be a QuickBooks® POs installation or update damaged or having internet security issues while connecting , Some common POS Socket Errors are #10054 #10060 #11004 #10049

QuickBooks POS system is widely used in small, medium and large enterprises to handle all kinds of organizational functions. The usage, however, may be interrupted sometimes due to the emergence of one or the other technical issue. One such technical problem is the occurrence of QuickBooks® POS V18, V13,V12 socket error.

There are two instances where you may come across the problem. One is while trying to process credit cards via a dial-up or Internet connection whereas the other scenario can be while trying to play MP4 files on Windows 10. For the first instance, the QuickBooks error can arise in several forms, including Queued at Server, countdown, Socket Error 10061, and Timed Out.

Causes, Symptoms & Impact QB Pos Socket Errors

Troubleshooting QuickBooks POS Socket Error

Troubleshooting QuickBooks POS Socket Error


For an issue relating to the processing of the credit card, the causes may include:

  • The Internet connection is slow
  • The EFT server is not functioning properly
  • The default web browser in Windows may not be the Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Intervention by third-party security software

For an issue relating to the playing of MP4 files, the causes may include:

  • Incompatibility of MP4 files with the Windows version
  • Corrupt MP4 file
  • Malware or spyware infection
  • Incorrect installation r uninstallation of the software
  • Inappropriate Windows registry entries
  • System power failure or inapt shutdown of the PC

A brief explanation to the MyOnePro QuickBooks USA Support of the scenario in which you’re getting the error, will get the issue resolved at the earliest.

How to fix the Socket Error QuickBooks Point of Sale Desktop

Below are 4 Ways to resolve Socket Error QB POS , follow the the steps to solve issue

Solution 1: If the problem is with the credit card processing:
Option 1: Creating new POS data file

  1. Go to File menu
  2. From there, choose Company Data
  3. Select New
  4. In the text box, type Test
  5. Give a name to the new file to be created
  6. Now choose Editmenu
  7. Select Preferences
  8. Choose Company
  9. Click on Merchant Serviceand enter details as asked, including the Merchant Account number
  10. Click Save
  11. Go to Toolsmenu
  12. Choose User Information
  13. Open POSand process the credit card

If the EFT server is found running after Step 12, you should understand that the problem is with the original data file. If you have any issue call QuickBooks Pos Support Number to know in detail .
Solution 2: If the problem is with the playing of MP4 files
Option 1: Manual resolution

  1. Press Windows + R
  2. Type cpl
  3. Click Enter
  4. Open the Hardware tab
  5. Choose Device Manager
  6. Select the device type. Double-click it
  7. Choose hardware devicethat shows error
  8. Go to driver tab
  9. Select Uninstall
  10. Remove the device driver completely

Option 2: Restoration

  1. Log in to your system as Administrator
  2. Go to Start menu
  3. Choose All Program
  4. Select Accessories
  5. Click System toll
  6. Choose System Restore
  7. Choose to restore my system to an earlier time
  8. Click Next
  9. Pick the restore point
  10. Click restore and then Next
  11. Open and click on the confirmation windowthat appears next
  12. Click Next
  13. Restart the system

Option 3: Using Repair kit

  1. Download QuickBooks POS socket error repair kit
  2. Install the kit
  3. After the scanning is done, choose the fix error
  4. Restart the system

Troubleshooting POS Socket Error On Windows 10, 8, 7 , Vista

This error may occur on Windows while updating the operating system. In fact, the invalid entries in the Windows registry can also lead to the POS QB socket error. Hence, based on the issue and the cause of it, you can find out the respective resolution. If following the steps does not help, you can contact QuickBooks Technical Support for assistance.

At MyOnePro, you get experts to deal with the QuickBooks-related queries. You can call us at QuickBooks 24/7 Support Phone Number +1-800-301-4813 for proper guidance.