When attempting to validate a Quickbooks for Point of Sale Desktop license, the following error occurs:

Error Message 176103: Unable to activate the product.

Why this is happening

This error message can be caused by the following:

  • The computer's system date may be set incorrectly.
  • The wrong validation code for an upgrade copy of Point of Sale is entered.
  • The prior version CD has not been inserted when requested at the time of registration.
  • The entitlement is damaged.
  • The license number is incorrect.

How to fix it

 
 

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