Upon loading NetStores
POS2Net Installer, the Installer will test for the first prerequisite.
The .NET 2.0 Framework. If the framework is not detected you will be
prompted to install it. (See Figure 1)
Figure 1: .NET Framework 2.0 was not detected.
Click Next to download and install the .NET 2.0 Framework.
Figure 2: .NET Framework 2.0 Download
download will begin immediately. The file size is ~22meg and depending
on your connection it might take a while to download.
Figure 3: Installing .NET Framework 2.0
After the download has completed the .NET 2.0 Installer will start.
Follow the simple screen prompts to install. (See Figure 3).
Figure 4: Click next when the .NET Framework 2.0 installer has
After the .NET installer has completed click Next to continue with the
NetStores POS2Net Installation. (See Figure 4)
QuickBooks Point of Sale E-Commerce Software POS2Net:
QuickBooks Point of Sale
POS2Net you will see
the Registration Screen. (Figure 5)
Please take the time to
fill out the simple form and click “Continue”. Your information will be
submitted across the internet to our servers.
This is the NetStores POS2Net Support Registration screen. By Filling
out this information we can better serve and support you as you use
Using the NetStores
Welcome to the
Installer. (See Figure 6).
Figure 6: NetStores POS2Net Setup Wizard
Next you may be prompted
that you are in need of a few programs before installing
NetStores POS2Net. Please
review the list and click Download and Install. The program will
automatically download these programs and run them after your computer
has received them. (See Figure 7).
installing all prerequisites of NetStores POS2Net, you will be prompted with the
license agreement read the licensing agreement carefully before agreeing
to the terms and conditions. Click “I Agree” then click “Next” to
continue. (See Figure 8).
Select a folder to install
NetStores POS2Net into. After selecting and reviewing you choice click “Next” to
continue. (See Figure 9)
During the installation you will see a Security Warning informing you
about the need to install a certificate. Click Yes. This certificate
certifies you want
NetStores POS2Net to be able to connect to
Point of Sale. (See Figure 10).
NetStores POS2Net Certificate Security Warning
Figure 11: Installing
The installation will only
take a few minutes. When the
POS2Net E-Commerce Software install is complete click “Next” (See
Figure 12: Install Short Cuts to NetStores POS2Net
NetStores POS2Net E-Commerce
completed you will be prompted with your choice of where to put a short
NetStores POS2Net. Make your selections and then click “Next” (See figure
The installation of
NetStores POS2Net is now complete. Click “Close” to finish the installer. (See
Now you have successfully
NetStores POS2Net and you are ready to run it. Run the shortcut from
either the desktop or your start menu. You will now see the
following screen. (See Figure 14).
Since this is your first time
NetStores POS2Net you will be prompted with the create new NetStores
E-Commerce Store Account dialog. (Subsequent running of NetStores POS2Net
E-Commerce Software will not show this
screen upon load, but you can always create a new NetStores
E-Commerce Store Account
by clicking the “Create a New NetStores Account” button on the Setup
Figure 14: New NetStores E-Commerce Store Window
Fill out this simple form to
create your new NetStores E-Commerce Store Account. Upon clicking “Create New Store”
button your information will be sent over the internet and your
NetStores E-Commerce Store will be created.
NetStores POS2Net E-Commerce
Figure 15: The above screen is the Connection Settings tab.
This is where you can edit/update your various connection settings.
You will see the Merchant ID and
password for the NetStores E-Commerce Store Account you just created have already been input.
You can decide if you would like your password saved, or if you don’t you can be
prompted for it upon connection every time.
Upon successful creation of a
NetStores e-commerce store you
will get a success message. Next you be taken to the
"Connection Settings" tab to continue the initial setup. (See Figure
If you have an e-commerce hosting account with
NetStores you can input your hosting account information here.
Select the version of QuickBooks
Point of Sale you
are running by clicking the radio button next to the version.
Please input the name of your
QuickBooks Point of Sale Company. (Your store name in QuickBooks
Point of Sale.)
If you are using a remote server
QuickBooks Point of Sale connection input the
computer name of the server that is running QuickBooks Point of sale here else leave it blank.
7. Test all the
connections to be sure they are correct.
8. A QuickBooks Point of Sale login screen will
prompt you if your QuickBooks Point of Sale requires login. Fill out the login
information. Check Remember password to avoid multiple prompts for logging in.
Figure 17: QuickBooks Point of Sale Login
You may be prompted with the
QuickBooks Point of Sale certificate screen. Press Yes, Always to continue.
NetStores POS2Net E-Commerce Connection
Figure 16: QuickBooks Point of Sale Connection Certificate
Clicking the advanced tab at the bottom of the Connection Settings
windows will show the advanced settings screen.
Figure 17: Advanced NetStores POS2Net E-Commerce
change anything on this screen unless you have been instructed to by
NetStores. These settings are vital to the functionality of