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Should I remove H&R Block Premium + Efile + State 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,559
United States Rank #4,872
Reach 0.0334%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.75 days
700.67 days >
Average installed length: 368.15 days


12.07.7803 73.60%
12.07.7802 2.28%
12.07.7801 10.32%
12.07.7301 6.68%
12.07.7001 1.52%
12.07.6801 0.46%
12.07.6401 0.15%
12.07.6101 0.15%
12.07.4301 0.15%
12.07.4201 4.70%

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H&R Block Premium + Efile + State 2012

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

H&R Block's most complete suite of tax filing tools can be found in H&R Block At Home Premium & Business. It has everything needed to help you file your personal and business federal and state taxes. A simple question-and-answer process helps you discover deductions in order to get the biggest refund possible. Ideal ...  Read more


H&R Block Premium + Efile + State 2012 is a software program developed by HRB Technology,. The most common release is 12.07.7803, 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 setup package generally installs about 49 files and is usually about 46.94 MB (49,216,512 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 Premium + Efile + State 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and Dominican Republic.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hrblock.com/software/2012/software
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: 46.94 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by H&R Block Premium + Efile + State 2012

  • installpdfprinter.exe - InstallPDFPrinter
  • datatierapi.dll
  • exceptions.dll
  • formrendermgmt.dll
  • hrblock2012.exe (by H&R Block) - H&R Block (HRBlock)
  • primitives.dll
  • ustax.dll
  • autosetup.exe - Software995
  • 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 (by Block Financial) - 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 Premium + Efile + State 2012?

You can uninstall H&R Block Premium + Efile + State 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 Premium + Efile + State 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 Premium + Efile + State 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.55%
Windows 10 17.60%
Windows Vista 10.32%
Windows XP 6.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.18%
Windows 7 Professional 10.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.09%
Windows 10 Home 5.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.20%
  Israel 0.18%
  Dominican Republic 0.09%
  UA 0.09%
  Mexico 0.09%
  Netherlands 0.09%
  Germany 0.09%
  Canada 0.09%
  United Kingdom 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.97%
Dell 30.88%
Toshiba 10.45%
Acer 9.03%
ASUS 6.41%
Lenovo 3.56%
Intel 1.90%
Gateway 0.95%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.06%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.68%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.41%
Dell XPS 8300 2.65%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.27%
HP G71 Notebook PC 1.89%

Publisher URL: www.hrblock.com


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