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How to Install Hardware Drivers in QuickBooks POS

How to Install Hardware Drivers in QuickBooks Point of Sale

Do you want to install and set up hardware drivers for QuickBooks Point Of Sale? Here are step by step procedures to complete the process. To start working with QuickBooks POS, you should set up all compatible peripherals that you require to run your business, like receipt printers, barcode scanners, PIN pads, etc.

Points to be noted before installing hardware drivers in QuickBooks POS

Install Hardware Drivers in QuickBooks Desktop Point of sale 18.0 and 19.0

Using plug-and-play technology, your system can instantly recognize new devices as QuickBooks desktop point of sale 18.0 and 19.0 come with a collection of drivers for compatible hardware. 

Method 1: To install drivers within the Point of sale

Go to the File menu and select the Hardware setup wizard. Now, select the type of hardware you are going to install. After that, select Next and continue the instructions given on-screen to set up and test the hardware.

If the above method is unsuccessful, you can go to method 2.

Method 2: To reinstall the drivers

To browse the driver folder that you want to install, go to “C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale 19.0\Drivers” or “C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale 18.0\Drivers” based on your computer version. Now, run the .exe file of the driver and follow the instructions given on-screen to reinstall the driver. To complete the installation, follow the steps given in Method 1.

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Install Hardware Drivers in QuickBooks Point of Sale 12.0 or older versions

These versions have different procedures depending on the driver you are trying to install. 

To install Receipt Printers

Note: Only with printers listed below, you will get the exact format displayed in QuickBooks POS.

To install physical inventory scanners

To install Pole Display

To install PIN pad 

Download the driver, select File, and Hardware setup wizard. Now, select the PIN pad device and follow the instruction displayed on-screen to install the driver.

To install Cash Drawer, credit card reader, and Bar code scanner

You don’t require any additional drivers, but you should use one of the above-listed receipt printers to work properly. To set up a Cash Drawer, credit card reader, or Bar code reader in POS, you should select the File and Hardware setup wizard and follow the instruction displayed on-screen to install the driver.

Contact QuickBooks Experts to help you install hardware drivers in QuickBooks POS

In case you need assistance with installing hardware drivers in QuickBooks POS. Connect with QuickBooks 24/7 support experts to install hardware drivers in QuickBooks Point of Sale.

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