With an objective to make everyday transactions easy and quite simple, Intuit had developed QuickBooks Point of Sale (POS) wherein the users not only get the latest tools and features to make their work easier, but they also get access to authentic and reliable QuickBooks support services. QuickBooks support services enter the area as QuickBooks POS, with all its benefits, comes with various errors and issues as well. There is one error- QuickBooks POS Error 175305.

If the user has basic troubleshooting knowledge, he can get rid of these errors. But when some of the critical issues do not get resolved by basic method, expert advice is necessary, i.e. intervention of QuickBooks experts is necessary. You can connect with a QuickBooks point of sale expert. Let’s start with the causes, symptoms, and then solutions!

Causes of QuickBooks POS Error 175305

  • There is a processing error when sending files
  • QuickBooks actions restricted by Windows firewall
  • When you are not signed as an admin
  • QuickBooks data file has been damaged

The above four causes are the simple issues that trigger the occurrence of this QuickBooks POS error.

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Steps to Resolve QuickBooks POS Error 175305

Follow the below-given troubleshooting steps to resolve QB Error 175305.

Solution 1: Toggle the Store Exchange Communication Method

  • In the File menu, select ‘Preferences‘ and then click on ‘Company
  • Now, choose ‘Multi-store‘ and then, select ‘Store Exchange
  • Now, note down the ‘Current Preferences
  • For Each store, choose ‘Not Used’ and then ‘Save
  • Now, re-open the ‘Company preferences window‘ (File > Company Preferences > Multi-Store > Store Exchange)
  • After this, enter the original company preference. This will be done for each store’s communication method. Now, Click on ‘Save‘.
  • Now, go ahead for the second cycle of Store Exchange, i.e. Stores > Send File.

Solution 2: Delete .QBT files HQ Store

  • Go to ‘C:\Program Data\Intuit\QuickBooks Point of Sale x.x\Stex‘ in the server
  • Right-click on the ‘.QBT file‘ and ‘Delete
  • Now, move to the second cycle of ‘Store Exchange
  • Remote Stores


All the steps will be done in all Remote Stations.

  1. Find all .QBT files
    • Press ‘Windows + E‘ to open the Windows Explorer
    • Now select the ‘Search Box‘ and then press ‘Windows + F
    • In the search box, type ‘*.QBT‘ and ‘Enter‘ key
    • Now, do the next cycle of Store Exchange

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Solution 3: Reset passwords for all stores

Note: Make sure that all the passwords are the same

  • Go to the File menu, select Preferences, and now choose Company
  • In Multistore, select ‘Store Exchange
  • Now, choose the ‘Options tab
  • Click on ‘Change Password‘ (Ensure that passwords are the same)
  • Do the next cycle of Store Exchange.

Solution 4: Time to perform three complete Store Exchange Cycles

Three Store Exchange Cycles make sure that no information is left (Stores > Send File)

Solution 5: Run Point of Sale in compatibility mode (in Windows 7 only)

  • Close Point of Sale.
  • Right-click on the ‘POS icon‘ in order to troubleshoot compatibility
  • Select the ‘Troubleshoot program‘ and choose all the Recommended Settings
  • Now, as done in all the above steps, do the next cycle of Store Exchange.

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All five solutions given above are highly recommended to resolve the QuickBooks POS Error 175305. But these solutions may not work for all of the users, the reason being the damage caused is very severe and require expert guidance and QuickBooks support.

Our QuickBooks ProAdvisors help your resolve this error and repair all the important files manually. The process takes a little more time than usual but we do not have any other alternative for the same. To get in touch with our QuickBooks Experts or ProAdvisors, you can contact us at our toll-free QuickBooks error support. We will happy to help you.


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