Monday, September 23, 2019
Upgrading to Windows 10

RITE has done testing with Microsoft RMS and Windows 10 and overall it appears to work pretty well. If the computer is being used as a back-office manager station, with no add-ons, there are few known issues. If you are using any add-ons, we would recommend doing careful testing first.

By and large we have had success with using WIndows 10 as a POS.  The biggest issue we have run into is with RMS Macros (ie quick tender keys); they no longer work with Windows 10. RITE has an alternative way to do this, but it may require moving the location of the buttons and changing how the POS screen looks

We have tested the current versions of the most popular RITE applications with Windows 10. RITE can’t guarantee every version of every application will work. Because of this, we would need to do a special test specific to your environment and the versions you use to be confident that there will be no issues at this time. 

Lastly, we strongly recommend using version 2.0.2000 or greater when upgrading to Windows 10 as this is where we've focused our testing efforts and that version does contain fairly major updates that may impact operating system compatibility.

If you have any further questions or would like to discuss this further, please contact us at 320-230-2282 or

Thank you!


  1. If using RITE's plugins on a computer, all applications will need to be reactivated.
  2. POS macros will not function currently.  There are alternatives for tender based macros and RITE can assist you with this at our standard hourly rate or through your support package.
  3. In one instance we have witnessed a strange interaction between the display drivers and RMS where the screen resolution changes every time the POS opens.
  4. Printer shares need to be reconfigured.
  5. Firewall rules on database server need to be reconfigured.

Our recommendation: check out Cloud Retailer.  Fully compatible with Windows 10 - our next gen RMS replacement.

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