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Should I remove StudioTax 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,926
United States Rank #23,356
Reach 0.0429%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.36 days
689.12 days >
Average installed length: 362.08 days


VersionDistribution 0.12% 8.99% 6.27% 2.60% 0.83% 9.82% 5.56% 6.86% 4.97% 5.80% 2.96% 3.31% 6.98% 1.54% 4.02% 5.33% 6.75% 6.15% 6.15% 3.20% 0.36% 1.42%

StudioTax 2012

What is StudioTax 2012?  (from BHOK IT Consulting)

StudioTax is very secure way to prepare and file your return. StudioTax is a Windows program (not a Web site) that installs on your computer's local hard drive, saves your returns on your computer's local hard drive, and absolutely NO information, personal or otherwise, leaves your computer. StudioTax covers the overwh...  Read more


StudioTax 2012 is a software program developed by BHOK IT Consulting. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named StudioTax.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 61.45 MB (64,434,891 bytes). The installed file CheckUpdates.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 89% of users of StudioTax 2012 come from Canada, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.studiotax.com
Help link: www.studiotax.com/en/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BHOK IT Consulting\StudioTax 2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B648D87E-7B6E-4391-94A4-76F793F5DAC3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 61.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by StudioTax 2012

Program executable:StudioTax.exe
Name:StudioTax 2012
Path:C:\Program Files\BHOK IT Consulting\StudioTax 2012\StudioTax.exe
Additional files:
  • FormsManager.dll - StudioTax 2012 (FormsManager)
  • PrintEngine.dll - PrintEngine
  • RDBMSInterface.dll - RDBMSInterface
  • StudioTax.exe
  • TaxEngine.dll - TaxEngine
  • TaxEngine2011.dll - StudioTax 2011
  • TaxFormGraphics.dll - StudioTax Graphics Library
  • IDAutomationDMatrix6.dll (by IDAutomation.com) - DataMatrix Encoder Module - www.IDAutomation.com
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • NativeDatabase.dll (by http://sqlite.phxsoftware.com) - System.Data.SQLite
  • NativeIODriver.dll - System.Data.SQLite Interop Library
  • CheckUpdates.exe (by Caphyon LTD) - Advanced Updater
  • PdfSharp.dll (by empira Software GmbH, Cologne (Germany)) - PDFsharp
  • SeriousBit.Licensing.dll (by SeriousBit) - Ellipter (SeriousBit Licensing Library)
  • MagicLocalLibrary.dll (by Crownwood Consulting Ltd) - Magic
  • MRQ_R4S001D12.dll (by Revenu Québec) - R4BAA (Bibliothèque d'impression du formulaire TPF-1.U)
  • ECLActiveX.ocx
  • StudioTax.XmlSerializers.dll

How do I remove StudioTax 2012?

You can uninstall StudioTax 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 StudioTax 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 StudioTax 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.85%
Windows 10 16.69%
Windows Vista 10.65%
Windows XP 7.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.49%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.92%
Windows 7 Professional 8.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.85%
Windows 10 Home 7.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.36% of installs come from Canada
Which countries install it?
  Canada 89.36%
  United States 8.89%
  France 0.23%
  Australia 0.12%
  Mexico 0.12%
  Germany 0.12%
  Thailand 0.12%
  UA 0.12%
  Philippines 0.12%
  Turkey 0.12%
  TT 0.12%
  United Kingdom 0.12%
  Greece 0.12%
  Guatemala 0.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.22%
Dell 22.06%
Acer 20.00%
Toshiba 9.91%
ASUS 5.23%
Lenovo 2.62%
Intel 2.43%
American Megatrends 2.06%
Samsung 1.68%
MSI 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.58%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.82%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.82%
Acer Aspire 5742 2.82%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 2.46%

About (from BHOK IT Consulting)

We are a small group of software development professionals working in various areas of the high tech industry in the Ottawa area.
Publisher URL: www.studiotax.ca

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Deeover a year ago
Do not want or need this program!