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6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,241
United States Rank #3,102
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.01 days
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Average installed length: 527.17 days

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TaxACT 2011 - 1040 Edition

What is TaxACT 2011 - 1040 Edition?

TaxACT is a tax preparation software package for filing federal and state taxes.

About  (from 2nd Story Software)

TaxACT makes preparing & filing your clients' tax returns easy so you can focus on growing your business! From client organizers & powerful calculators to helpful analysis reports, TaxACT is packed with all the forms, tools & features you need – at an affordable price. TaxACT 2011 completes your tax return the fast and...  Read more

Overview

TaxACT 2011 - 1040 Edition is a software program developed by 2nd Story Software. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named TaxACT11.exe. The setup package generally installs about 117 files and is usually about 88.63 MB (92,931,459 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 99% of users of TaxACT 2011 - 1040 Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.taxact.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\2nd Story Software\TaxACT 2011
Uninstaller: C:\2NDSTO~1\TAXACT~3\Unta11.exe C:\2NDSTO~1\TAXACT~3\Install_1040.log
Estimated size: 88.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TaxACT 2011 - 1040 Edition

Program executable:TaxACT11.exe
Name:TaxACT 2011
TaxACT Application
Path:C:\2nd Story Software\TaxACT 2011\TaxACT11.exe
MD5:3f2a675894d28dc87474f020d14606bd
Additional files:
  • Ta11Upsw.exe
  • UpdateMgr.exe
  • TaxACT11.exe - TaxACT 2011 (TaxACT Application)
  • 1040_FedCalc.dll - Calculation Module
  • 1040_Fedprint.dll - Print Module
  • 1040_MIcalc.dll
  • 1040_NYcalc.dll
  • 1040_CAcalc.dll
  • 1040_COcalc.dll
  • ta11dxdw.exe
  • 1040_GAcalc.dll
  • 1040_IAcalc.dll
  • 1040_ILcalc.dll
  • 1040_KYcalc.dll
  • 1040_MEcalc.dll
  • 1040_MNcalc.dll
  • 1040_MTcalc.dll
  • 1040_NMcalc.dll
  • 1040_OKcalc.dll
  • 1040_PAcalc.dll
  • 1040_SCcalc.dll
  • 1040_VAcalc.dll
  • 1040_WVcalc.dll
  • 1120S_FedCalc.dll
  • 1120S_Fedprint.dll
  • 1040_ALcalc.dll
  • 1040_ARcalc.dll
  • 1040_AZcalc.dll
  • 1040_CTcalc.dll
  • 1040_DEcalc.dll
  • 1040_HIcalc.dll
  • 1040_IDcalc.dll
  • 1040_INcalc.dll
  • 1040_KScalc.dll
  • 1040_LAcalc.dll
  • 1040_MAcalc.dll
  • 1040_MDcalc.dll
  • 1040_MOcalc.dll
  • 1040_MScalc.dll
  • 1040_NCcalc.dll
  • 1040_NDcalc.dll
  • 1040_NEcalc.dll
  • 1040_NJcalc.dll
  • 1040_OHcalc.dll
  • 1040_ORcalc.dll
  • 1040_RIcalc.dll
  • 1040_UTcalc.dll
  • 1040_WIcalc.dll
  • 1065_FedCalc.dll
  • 1065_FedPrint.dll
  • 1065_MDcalc.dll
  • 1065_WIcalc.dll
  • 1120S_MOcalc.dll
  • 1120S_NCcalc.dll
  • 1120S_NYcalc.dll
  • 7ZXA64.DLL (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Extracting Plugin)
  • AddinExpress.MSO.2005.dll (by Add-in Express Ltd) - Add-in Express .NET (Add-in Express .NET Office Add-in)
  • AddinExpress.OL.2005.dll (by Add-in Express Ltd) - Add-in Express Extensions for Outlook and .NET
  • adxloader.dll
  • adxloader64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • WINZIP64.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'Lavoro di WinZip-DRIVE_G_LACIE' (runs weekly on Mondays at 15.00).
  • TaxACT11.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{25423FE9-023F-4B20-9418-3EB9B6033ADF}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TaxACT11.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\2nd Story Software\TaxACT 2011\TaxACT11.exe'.

How do I remove TaxACT 2011 - 1040 Edition?

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Or, you can uninstall TaxACT 2011 - 1040 Edition 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 TaxACT 2011 - 1040 Edition, 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 TaxACT 2011 - 1040 Edition.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#7,241

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.03%
Windows Vista 12.37%
Windows XP 11.43%
Windows 8 8.07%
Windows 8.1 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.59%
Windows 7 Professional 9.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.03%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.90%
  Canada 0.31%
  Israel 0.12%
  Mexico 0.12%
  Panama 0.12%
  Philippines 0.12%
  Argentina 0.06%
  United Kingdom 0.06%
  India 0.06%
  Japan 0.06%
  Netherlands 0.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.53%
Dell 31.59%
Acer 12.44%
Toshiba 8.51%
GIGABYTE 4.42%
Intel 3.27%
American Megatrends 1.96%
Sahara 1.80%
ASUS 1.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.73%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.44%
Dell XPS 8300 3.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.44%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.29%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.29%

About (from 2nd Story Software, Inc.)

2nd Story Software specializes in tax preparation software and Web-based services.
Publisher URL: www.taxact.com

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