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Error: Windows Administrator Required when opening Point of Sale

When opening Point of Sale, you see the following message:

Windows Administrator Required.
Why is this happening

This can happen if:

  • The program attempts to start the database manager
  • You are not logged in as a Windows Admin user
  • The Windows Administrator account might be damaged
  • A Windows user account might not have sufficient permission
  • Point of Sale was not properly installed
How to fix it

 Note: If the error appears after opening Point of Sale, click Next and the program should proceed normally.

  • Ensure you are signed in as the Windows Administrator.
  • Closing and reopening the program automatically restarts the database manager and resolves the error, if not follow the solutions provided:
KB ID# SLN46551
10/21/2016 6:08:12 AM
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