The point-of-sale feature in QuickBooks is used to run a lot of functions, but the feature can encounter errors. Errors while installing the POS feature can lead to QuickBooks error 1706, which can prevent users from running the POS functions. This error code can arise due to many possible reasons, like issues with the Intuit update service. If you are encountering the QuickBooks error code 1706, you can use the steps provided in this blog to eliminate it effectively.
You can reach out to us at +1 800-417-5147 to get assistance from our team of QB experts in case you are unable to perform the steps or resolve the error code on your own.

Common Causes for the QuickBooks POS Error 1706

QuickBooks Desktop error 1706 can occur due to the following possible factors –

1. The Microsoft Net framework might be facing some issues, and the framework might be damaged/ corrupted.
2. The Microsoft framework is not running correctly, and QuickBooks is unable to install this feature.
3. Damage to the QuickBooks POS installation files can trigger the 1706 error in the application.
4. You are using an outdated version of QuickBooks POS, which is causing compatibility issues in the QB app.
5. The Intuit update service is not running correctly, and it might be inactive or disabled in the system.

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Ways to Terminate the QuickBooks Installation Error 1706

QuickBooks error message 1706 can be easily rectified by using the steps provided below –

Step 1 – Update the QuickBooks POS Feature from the Help Menu

You can remove the QB error code 1706 by updating the POS feature in the following manner –
1. Open the QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale feature on your computer and go to the Help tab to click the About Point of Sale option.
2. Make sure that you have the QuickBooks Desktop Point 18.0 on your system, and if not, check for the latest updates by going to the Product Download Page.
3. Click the Select Product option from the drop-down list and select the correct edition for your QB POS Desktop version.
4. Click Get the Latest Updates and save the file to the desktop, and double-click it after the download is complete to begin the installation.
5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation of the latest version and check if the 1706 error code is dismissed.

Step 2 – Reinstall the Point-of-Sale Feature and Restart the POS Program

You can reinstall the POS feature to eliminate the installation issues leading to the 1706 error code.
1. Locate and double-click the POS download file and click Yes to All, followed by hitting Next to accept the license agreement.
2. Type the Product Number and your License Information in the appeared field, and click Next to choose between the single-user or multi-user options.


You can use the solutions provided in this blog to eliminate the QuickBooks error 1706. If the error code remains unresolved, you can call us at +1 800-417-5147 to get direct assistance from our support team.

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