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Should I remove H&R Block Basic + Efile 2013?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #21,938
United States Rank #11,257
Reach 0.0091%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 115.50 days
667.15 days >
Average installed length: 350.54 days


13.02.7601 15.00%
13.02.6502 42.22%
13.02.6401 17.78%
13.02.5801 16.11%
13.02.5503 2.78%
13.02.5101 1.11%
13.02.2901 5.00%

Other programs by HRB Technology,

H&R Block Basic + Efile 2013


H&R Block Basic + Efile 2013 is a software program developed by HRB Technology,. The most common release is 13.02.6502, 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 setup package generally installs about 74 files and is usually about 47.47 MB (49,773,056 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 99% of users of H&R Block Basic + Efile 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Philippines.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hrblock.com/software/2013/software
Help link: www.hrblock.com/software/2013/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HRBlock2013\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FDF789BA-0A3F-45B1-AFC3-FB424AFEB3D0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 47.47 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by H&R Block Basic + Efile 2013

  • installpdfprinter.exe - InstallPDFPrinter
  • tcvideo.js
  • autosetup.exe - Software995
  • datatierapi.dll
  • exceptions.dll
  • formrendermgmt.dll
  • hrblock2013.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 2013 (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
  • hrblock2013.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3AD4614A-AFC5-4770-990B-C00CCEB7D8E0}' (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 2013?

You can uninstall H&R Block Basic + Efile 2013 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 2013, 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 2013.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.67%
Windows 10 31.11%
Windows Vista 7.78%
Windows XP 4.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.67%
Windows 8.1 12.78%
Windows 7 Professional 7.22%
Windows 10 Home 6.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.99%
  Mexico 0.34%
  Philippines 0.34%
  Canada 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.28%
Dell 28.91%
Acer 11.72%
Toshiba 6.25%
ASUS 3.91%
Lenovo 3.91%
Intel 1.56%
Sony 1.56%
American Megatrends 0.78%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 3.42%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 1.71%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.71%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.71%

Publisher URL: www.hrblock.com


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