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Should I remove H&R Block Basic + Efile 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,081
United States Rank #10,061
Reach 0.0109%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 126.88 days
445.44 days >
Average installed length: 234.05 days


12.02.7803 55.61%
12.02.7802 5.61%
12.02.7801 14.95%
12.02.7301 13.55%
12.02.7001 5.61%
12.02.6801 2.34%
12.02.6501 0.47%
12.02.6101 0.93%
12.02.4201 0.93%

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H&R Block Basic + Efile 2012

What is H&R Block Basic + Efile 2012?  (from HRB Technology,)

H&R Block At Home Basic includes everything needed to easily complete federal taxes—with tax expertise you can trust. Ideal for simple tax situations and easy for first-time users, H&R Block At Home Basic guides you through your return with a step-by-step Q&A in an easy-to-use interface. The program automatically doubl...  Read more


H&R Block Basic + Efile 2012 is a program developed by HRB Technology,. The most used version is 12.02.7803, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 42 files and is usually about 46.84 MB (49,117,184 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 99% of users of H&R Block Basic + Efile 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in Philippines and BZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hrblock.com/online-tax-preparation/basic.html
Help link: www.hrblock.com/software/2012/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HRBlock2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{89D20029-0578-4D8D-979A-695C8D868868}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 46.84 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by H&R Block Basic + Efile 2012

  • installpdfprinter.exe - InstallPDFPrinter
  • autosetup.exe - Software995
  • DataTierAPI.dll
  • Exceptions.dll
  • FormRenderMgmt.dll
  • HRBlock2012.exe (by H&R Block) - H&R Block (HRBlock)
  • HRBlockSwMgr.exe (by H&R Block) - H&R Block Software Manager
  • HRBlockSWMgrAsst.exe (by H&R Block Digital Tax Solutions) - HRBlockSWMgrAsst
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libexpat.dll
  • pdf995s.exe
  • pdfedit.exe
  • Primitives.dll
  • ProgressControls.dll - ProgressIndicator
  • ps2pdf995.exe
  • QW2TC.dll - QW2TC Dynamic Link Library (Quicken for Windows To TaxCut Converter DLL)
  • removeflag.exe
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • TaxPDF.dll (by Symbol Technologies) - TaxPDF API (TaxPDF)
  • TCGetProxy.dll
  • TCStateHelp.dll
  • Tt2Tc32.dll (by Block Financial) - TaxCut 2012 (TurboTax Conversion DLL)
  • tttc32.dll (by Block Financial) - Block Financial tttc32d (tttc32d)
  • USTax.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • HRBlock2012.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{09A744E8-2929-43E5-BD25-B521D54439B1}' (runs on registration).
  • InstallPDFPrinter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9022221F-E185-4A23-B16B-2886B910C4A4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove H&R Block Basic + Efile 2012?

You can uninstall H&R Block Basic + Efile 2012 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program H&R Block Basic + Efile 2012, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 H&R Block Basic + Efile 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.22%
Windows Vista 14.95%
Windows 10 11.21%
Windows XP 5.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.90%
Windows 7 Professional 7.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.76%
Windows 10 Home 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.63%
  Philippines 0.55%
  BZ 0.27%
  Canada 0.27%
  United Kingdom 0.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.37%
Hewlett-Packard 35.37%
Acer 11.56%
Toshiba 7.48%
ASUS 3.40%
Intel 1.36%
Lenovo 1.36%
American Megatrends 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.15%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.15%
Dell XPS 8300 2.36%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.57%
Gigabyte GA-770T-USB3 1.57%

Publisher URL: www.hrblock.com


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