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Should I remove TaxACT 2012 - 1040 Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,569
United States Rank #2,392
Reach 0.0992%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.19 days
743.03 days >
Average installed length: 390.41 days

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TaxACT 2012 - 1040 Edition

What is TaxACT 2012 - 1040 Edition?

TaxACT is a tax preparation software package developed by 2nd Story Software. TaxACT also offers a suite of federal and state software for businesses and professional preparers. Software versions include Free Edition, Deluxe, Ultimate Bundle, and Home & Business. TaxACT also offers a suite of federal and state software for businesses and professional preparers.

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 2012 completes your tax return the fast and...  Read more

Overview

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 Unta12.exe. The software installer includes 90 files and is usually about 103.31 MB (108,327,985 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.taxact.com
Installation folder: C:\2nd Story Software\TaxACT 2012
Uninstaller: C:\2NDSTO~1\TAXACT~4\Unta12.exe C:\2NDSTO~1\TAXACT~4\Install_1040.log
Estimated size: 103.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TaxACT 2012 - 1040 Edition

Program executable:Unta12.exe
Path:C:\2nd Story Software\TaxACT 2012\Unta12.exe
MD5:6dd68769f6c7b0b3d999244e22aed6cc
Additional files:
  • TaxACT12.exe - TaxACT 2012 (TaxACT Application)
  • 1040_ALcalc.dll - Calculation Module
  • 1040_ARcalc.dll
  • 1040_AZcalc.dll
  • 1040_CAcalc.dll
  • 1040_COcalc.dll
  • 1040_CTcalc.dll
  • 1040_DCcalc.dll
  • 1040_DEcalc.dll
  • 1040_FedCalc.dll
  • 1040_Fedprint.dll - Print Module
  • 1040_GAcalc.dll
  • 1040_HIcalc.dll
  • 1040_IAcalc.dll
  • 1040_IDcalc.dll
  • 1040_ILcalc.dll
  • 1040_INcalc.dll
  • 1040_KScalc.dll
  • 1040_KYcalc.dll
  • 1040_MAcalc.dll
  • 1040_MDcalc.dll
  • 1040_MEcalc.dll
  • 1040_MIcalc.dll
  • 1040_MNcalc.dll
  • 1040_MOcalc.dll
  • 1040_MScalc.dll
  • 1040_MTcalc.dll
  • 1040_NCcalc.dll
  • 1040_NDcalc.dll
  • 1040_NEcalc.dll
  • 1040_NJcalc.dll
  • 1040_NMcalc.dll
  • 1040_NYcalc.dll
  • 1040_OHcalc.dll
  • 1040_OKcalc.dll
  • 1040_ORcalc.dll
  • 1040_PAcalc.dll
  • 1040_SCcalc.dll
  • 1040_UTcalc.dll
  • 1040_VAcalc.dll
  • 1040_VTcalc.dll
  • 1040_WIcalc.dll
  • 1040_WVcalc.dll
  • 1065_FedCalc.dll
  • 1065_Fedprint.dll
  • 1065_MDcalc.dll
  • 1065_OKcalc.dll
  • 1065_WIcalc.dll
  • 1120_FedCalc.dll
  • 1120_Fedprint.dll
  • 1120S_FedCalc.dll
  • 1120S_Fedprint.dll
  • 1120S_FLcalc.dll
  • 1120S_INcalc.dll
  • 1120S_MOcalc.dll
  • 1120S_NCcalc.dll
  • 1120S_NYcalc.dll
  • ta12dxdw.exe
  • ta12in1040.exe
  • ta12upsw.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TaxACT12.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD193803-E462-4697-82F3-7543E846B5CA}' (runs on registration).

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  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.
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    • 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 2012 - 1040 Edition.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#5,569

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.18%
Windows 8 12.79%
Windows Vista 9.99%
Windows XP 8.98%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.41%
Windows 8.1 2.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.82%
  Philippines 0.25%
  Canada 0.21%
  Thailand 0.13%
  Spain 0.08%
  Mexico 0.08%
  Argentina 0.04%
  Belgium 0.04%
  BO 0.04%
  Costa Rica 0.04%
  Germany 0.04%
  United Kingdom 0.04%
  Hong Kong 0.04%
  Israel 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.73%
Dell 31.35%
Acer 10.64%
Toshiba 6.72%
GIGABYTE 4.37%
ASUS 3.14%
Intel 2.13%
American Megatrends 1.57%
Gateway 1.23%
Lenovo 1.12%
Sahara 1.01%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.85%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.80%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.38%
Dell XPS 8300 3.16%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.95%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.53%

About (from 2nd Story Software, Inc.)

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

comments1 comment

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user comment
PERTURBED1over a year ago
Why can't the Tax Act people just TELL US on their website how to install TaxAct2012 if we already have TaxAct2011 on our machine? Are we supposed to install 2012 right alongside 2011, or remove 2011 first, or WHAT??