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2009 Lacerte Tax

What is 2009 Lacerte Tax?  (from Intuit)

Lacerte Tax helps professionals complete far more returns in far less time. From helping you move data seamlessly across your accounting and tax workflow to speeding you through preparation, Lacerte helps you finish faster. 27 built-in time saving features like Missing Client Data Utility to reduce the hassle of tracki...  Read more


2009 Lacerte Tax is a program developed by Intuit. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is w09tax.exe. The software installer includes 44 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 99% of users of 2009 Lacerte Tax come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: accountants.intuit.com/tax/lacerte
Installation folder: C:\lacerte\09tax
Uninstaller: C:\Lacerte\09tax\W09UNINS.EXE

Program filesFiles installed by 2009 Lacerte Tax

Program executable:w09tax.exe
Additional files:
  • lfaimport09.exe (by Lacerte Software) - Lacerte Tax Planner (Lacerte Tax Planner for Windows)
  • taxdata.dll (by Lacerte Software) - Lacerte Tax Program (Lacerte Tax Data Layer)
  • htmlhelp.dll - HtmlHelp library
  • 09clpack.exe
  • ctstart.exe - Lacerte Client Tracker Startup Speed Booster
  • d6misc09.dll
  • dtlimprt09.exe
  • engine09.dll
  • glbridge.dll
  • hhviewer.exe
  • lscate09.dll
  • lscqbd09.dll
  • lscsyncy.dll
  • ltbui09.exe
  • proforg.dll
  • spccbase.dll
  • spcconfg.dll
  • spccore.dll
  • spcdata.dll
  • spclog.dll
  • spcreflc.dll
  • spcsecur.dll
  • spcsql.dll
  • spcwin32.dll
  • tbinea09.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ctstart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D9C91B52-BFE7-43D2-AE98-4C7BC82CA73F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove 2009 Lacerte Tax?

Quickly and completely remove 2009 Lacerte Tax from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall 2009 Lacerte Tax from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program 2009 Lacerte Tax, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove 2009 Lacerte Tax.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.57%
Windows XP 8.60%
Windows 8 7.53%
Windows Vista 4.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 60.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.60%
Windows 8 2.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.39%
  Canada 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 56.25%
Hewlett-Packard 22.50%
Lenovo 8.75%
Intel 5.00%
Apple 1.25%
Alienware 1.25%
Sony 1.25%
Gateway 1.25%
Acer 1.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.60%
Dell OptiPlex 390 3.45%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.30%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.30%
Dell Vostro 470 2.30%
Dell XPS 8500 2.30%

About Intuit

Intuit develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for accountants, small businesses, and individuals and developes the personal finance programs Quicken and TurboTax as well as QuickBooks, a small business accounting program .
Publisher URL: www.intuit.com


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