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TaxACT 2012 Massachusetts

What is TaxACT 2012 Massachusetts?  (from 2nd Story Software)

Answer simple interview questions and TaxACT automatically calculates and enters your data into the appropriate tax forms! 1 free federal e-file. Free state e-file, if available. E-filing is faster and more accurate than paper filing. Plus, it's the only way to get e-mail confirmation from the IRS and state that your r...  Read more


TaxACT 2012 Massachusetts is a program developed by 2nd Story Software. 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 main program executable is UnStTax.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 116.06 MB (121,693,001 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 98% of users of TaxACT 2012 Massachusetts come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.taxact.com
Installation folder: C:\2nd Story Software\TaxACT 2012
Uninstaller: C:\2NDSTO~1\TAXACT~3\UnStTax.exe C:\2NDSTO~1\TAXACT~3\1040_MA.log
Estimated size: 116.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TaxACT 2012 Massachusetts

Program executable:UnStTax.exe
Path:C:\TAX\TaxAct 2012\UnStTax.exe
Additional files:
  • TaxACT12.exe - TaxACT 2012 (TaxACT Application)
  • 1040_FedCalc.dll - Calculation Module
  • 1040_Fedprint.dll - Print Module
  • 1040_MAcalc.dll
  • 1040_NYcalc.dll
  • 1065_FedCalc.dll
  • 1065_FedPrint.dll
  • UpdateMgr.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TaxACT12.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD193803-E462-4697-82F3-7543E846B5CA}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove TaxACT 2012 Massachusetts?

You can uninstall TaxACT 2012 Massachusetts 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 TaxACT 2012 Massachusetts, 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 TaxACT 2012 Massachusetts.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.67%
Windows Vista 23.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 10 13.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.79%
Windows 10 Home 6.90%
Windows 7 Professional 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.04%
  Mexico 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.04%
Acer 18.52%
Toshiba 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
ASUS 3.70%
Sony 3.70%
NEC 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
Intel 3.70%
Gateway 3.70%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455D 4.00%
LENOVO 10243VU 4.00%
INTEL DG31PR 4.00%
HP-Pavilion KJ376AAR-ABA ... 4.00%

About (from 2nd Story Software, Inc.)

2nd Story Software specializes in tax preparation software and Web-based services.
Publisher URL: www.taxact.com


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