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Set up a Cheap POS System

1. You will need to acquire an old PC or, if you have the money, buy a terminal off or ebay or likewise.
2. Its probably best to do a fresh re-install of windows (98 or 95 prefered).
3. Download free POS software such as DHPOS (http://www.dhpos.com). DHPOS is free and will cater for most of your needs as did mine.
4. Connect your equipment to the PC - Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, Scanner, Receipt printer and cash drawer.
5. Use DHPOS configuration program to setup your devices. Codes for cash drawers and receipt printer's tearbar codes are found at http://www.dhpos.com/popopen.htm .
6. You should be ready to use your POS system.

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