QuickBooks POS Invalid Product Number

QuickBooks category was initially set up by Intuit with just QuickBooks accounting software that helped accountants and bookkeepers to keep the business financial activities streamlines and completed without much fuss. Slowly with additional requirements of the business, Intuit added more add-on products under QuickBooks like Point of Sale and Payroll software. QuickBooks POS Invalid Product Number is one of the errors in QuickBooks POS.

QuickBooks Point of Sale software can be integrated with QuickBooks Accounting software without any hassle and provides enhanced experience to the users who need to keep track of inventory, sale and purchase order of their retail business. However, just like other software, even QuickBooks Point of Sale can get stuck into the web of errors.

Why QuickBooks POS Error Code 176109 Popup?

One such error encountered by any users of QuickBooks point of Sale is QuickBooks POS Invalid Product Number – QuickBooks POS Error Code 176109 which is basically accompanied by an error message stating the Product Code or Number typed in is incorrect and invalid. There are numerous reasons for cropping of this error with four main ones being:

  • While installing the Point of Sale software the product number/code was incorrect or invalid.
  • The user has not logged in with the desktop Windows OS as Administrator.
  • The regional language setting for the keyboard being used is not US English.
  • Files stored under QuickBooks Point of Sale Entitlement folder are damaged or corrupted.

The problem can be easily resolved by following two resolutions recommended by Intuit itself. It is quite possible that the first resolution itself will fix the error or both the resolutions will be needed.

Thus it is recommended to check the status of the problem after completing the first solution. The best possible solution will be to approach QuickBooks POS experts set up by Intuit and then under their proficient guidance follow the instructions listed below:

Resolution QuickBooks POS Invalid Product Number – QuickBooks POS Error Code 176109

Method 1: Remove the damaged files stored under QuickBooks POS Entitlement Folder –

  • For Windows 8 Operating System 
  1. Locate and right-click on the start icon on the lower left-hand side of the main screen followed by selecting the option labeled File Explorer.
  2. In the new screen select the tab called View and then checkmark the box against Hidden Items.
  3. Go to the left pane of the current screen and locate to C:\Program Data\Intuit\Entitlement Client\V8.
  4. Next on the keyboard press CTRL and ‘A’ together in order to highlight and select all the files and then click on the ‘delete’ option.
  5. Now try to open the QuickBooks Point of Sale software again.
  • For Windows 7 and Vista Operating System
    1. Locate and right-click on the start icon on the lower left-hand side of the main screen followed by selecting the option labeled Open Windows Explorer.
    2. Next, select the option called organize and then ‘Folder and Search Options’.
    3. In the new screen select the tab called View and then checkmark the box against Hidden Items.
    4. Go to the left pane of the current screen and locate to C:\Program Data\Intuit\Entitlement Client\V8.
    5. Next on the keyboard press CTRL and ‘A’ together in order to highlight and select all the files and then click on the ‘delete’ option.
    6. Now try to open the QuickBooks Point of Sale software again.

Once the process gets completed, try to open the POS software again. If the error doesn’t get resolved and the error message still persistently shows move onto the next resolution.

Also Read: Resolve QuickBooks POS Error 1330

Method 2: Uninstall the QuickBooks Point of Sale software and then reinstall –

  • Completely uninstall the QuickBooks Point of Sale (preferably using Clean Uninstall Tool).
  • Download the link to reinstall the software or perform a CD download of QuickBooks POS.
  • In case the error is encountered, the user is advised to repair the installation defect and then perform authentic verification of the software through product and license number.
  • Now again try to open the software. When and if prompted, get yourself registered.

Contact for QuickBooks POS Support

Both the resolution generally works perfectly to recover the software from the error QuickBooks POS Invalid Product Number. However, if the error is still persistent and the software is not working properly.

It is recommended to connect with Intuit approved QuickBooks Point of Sale expert team. Alternatively, users can also connect with support agencies like QuickBooks POS Error Support or call on Toll-Free Number +1800-935-0532.

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