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Should I remove H&R Block California 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,900
United States Rank #9,571
Reach 0.0122%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 154.89 days
795.58 days >
Average installed length: 418.01 days


1.12.7501 84.58%
1.12.7301 1.25%
1.12.7001 6.67%
1.12.6801 2.92%
1.12.6701 0.42%
1.12.6401 4.17%

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H&R Block California 2012

What is H&R Block California 2012?

H&R Block California 2012 is the state tax filing package add-in for filing taxes with the H&R Block software in that particular state and contains the necessary accounting and tax rules for the software.


The most used version is 1.12.7501, 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 41 files and is usually about 3.7 MB (3,884,544 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.HRBTechnology,LLC..com
Help link: www.HRBTechnology,LLC..com/software/2012/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HRBlock2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E040F1EC-82A9-4950-AAFE-55762AB59590}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.7 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by H&R Block California 2012

  • HRBlockMN.exe - H&R Block Minnesota 2012 (Setup Launcher Unicode)
  • HRBlockIL.exe - H&R Block Illinois 2012
  • InstallPDFPrinter.exe - InstallPDFPrinter
  • HRBlock_Premium+Efile+State.exe - HR Block 2012
  • HRBlock2012.exe (by H&R Block) - H&R Block (HRBlock)
  • DataTierAPI.dll
  • Exceptions.dll
  • FormRenderMgmt.dll
  • Primitives.dll
  • USTax.dll
  • autosetup.exe - Software995
  • CATax.dll (by Block Financial) - TaxCut CA
  • 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
  • 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 - Block Financial tttc32d (tttc32d)
  • 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 California 2012?

You can uninstall H&R Block California 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 California 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 California 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.09%
Windows 10 23.55%
Windows Vista 10.33%
Windows XP 7.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.75%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.08%
Windows 10 Pro 5.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.49%
  Canada 0.50%
  Sweden 0.25%
  Philippines 0.25%
  Spain 0.25%
  United Kingdom 0.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.81%
Dell 28.48%
Toshiba 10.13%
Acer 8.86%
ASUS 7.59%
American Megatrends 2.53%
Sony 1.90%
Lenovo 1.27%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 520-1050 6.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.60%
Dell XPS 8500 2.88%
Gateway DX4831 2.16%
Dell XPS 8300 2.16%
ASUSTeK CM5675 2.16%

Publisher URL: www.hrblock.com


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