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POS Message 140205: Point of Sale encountered a database connection error

 When attempting to start QuickBook Point of Sale Desktop, the following message is returned:
 
QuickBooks POS Message 140205: Point of Sale encountered a database connection error
 
Why this is happening

The Point of Sale security certificate in QuickBooks Desktop may be damaged, or there may be damage to the Point of Sale company data.

How to fix it

To resolve this issue:

KB ID# SLN41021
12/10/2016 10:24:52 AM
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