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TaxACT 2011 Montana

What is TaxACT 2011 Montana?

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


TaxACT 2011 Montana 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 setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 91.86 MB (96,317,630 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). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.taxact.com
Installation folder: C:\2nd Story Software\TaxACT 2011
Uninstaller: C:\2NDSTO~1\TAXACT~1\UnStTax.exe C:\2NDSTO~1\TAXACT~1\1040_MT.log
Estimated size: 91.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TaxACT 2011 Montana

  • TaxACT11.exe - TaxACT 2011 (TaxACT Application)
  • 1040_FedCalc.dll - Calculation Module
  • 1040_Fedprint.dll - Print Module
  • 1040_MTcalc.dll
  • UpdateMgr.exe
  • Dynapdf.dll (by DynaForms) - DynaPDF 2.0
  • HTMLCapture.dll (by POLESTARSOFT.com) - HtmlCapture ActiveX Control (HtmlCapture ActiveX Control v2.0)
  • PDFText.dll (by www.is-soft.de - www.pdf-analyzer.com) - PDFtext (PDFtext - Textextraction made easy!)
  • Ta11Upsw.exe
  • Taxpdf.dll (by Symbol Technologies) - TaxPDF API (TaxPDF)
  • Unstate.exe
  • UnStTax.exe
  • Unta11.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • 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 Montana?

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Or, you can uninstall TaxACT 2011 Montana 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 Montana, 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 Montana.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Vista 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NP192AA-ABA p... 33.33%
HP G60 Notebook PC 33.33%
Dell Inspiron 1750 33.33%

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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