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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,429
United States Rank #17,244
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 614.03 days


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TurboTax 2012

What is TurboTax 2012?  (from Intuit)

Why spend more than you should to have someone else do your taxes for you? TurboTax puts the power in your hands to keep more of your hard earned money, with the peace-of-mind of knowing you have experts in your corner every step of the way. State preparation and printing is included in this version. State E-file is av...  Read more


TurboTax 2012 is a program developed by Intuit. 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 tt2012.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 55.12 MB (57,797,800 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 92% of users of TurboTax 2012 come from Canada, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intuit.ca
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TurboTax 2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{726DDC29-79B3-41B4-BDBF-97DF25BF1EA8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 55.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TurboTax 2012

Program executable:tt2012.exe
Name:TurboTax Personal Income Tax
TurboTax 2012
Path:C:\Program Files\TurboTax 2012\tt2012.exe
Additional files:
  • TurboTax2012_Bld1019_Dec04.exe - TurboTax 2012 (Setup Launcher)
  • tt2012at.dll - TurboTax Personal Income Tax (TurboTax "2012" Automated Tax Return)
  • MRQ_R4S001D12.dll (by Gouvernement du Qu├ębec) - R4BAA (Bibliothèque d'impression du formulaire TPF-1.U)
  • tt2012ir.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • tt2012.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5B02E0E1-E359-4055-9E42-3CE911392925}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove TurboTax 2012?

Quickly and completely remove TurboTax 2012 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall TurboTax 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program TurboTax 2012, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 TurboTax 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.94%
Windows 8 13.57%
Windows Vista 10.06%
Windows XP 7.37%
Windows 8.1 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.83%
Windows 7 Professional 11.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.94%
Windows 8.1 4.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.06% of installs come from Canada
Which countries install it?
  Canada 92.06%
  United States 6.62%
  United Kingdom 0.28%
  Ecuador 0.21%
  Mexico 0.14%
  Sweden 0.14%
  Costa Rica 0.07%
  Germany 0.07%
  Spain 0.07%
  France 0.07%
  Italy 0.07%
  Peru 0.07%
  Romania 0.07%
  South Africa 0.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.11%
Dell 28.44%
Acer 15.78%
Toshiba 5.67%
ASUS 5.33%
Intel 2.11%
Lenovo 1.67%
American Megatrends 1.44%
Sahara 1.22%
Samsung 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.96%
Dell XPS 8300 4.31%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.31%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.88%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.23%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.37%

About Intuit

Intuit develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for accountants, small businesses, and individuals and developes the personal finance programs Quicken and TurboTax as well as QuickBooks, a small business accounting program .
Publisher URL: www.intuit.com


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