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TurboTax installation is software that is used to keep you upto date with the latest tax laws so that you can be confident your taxes are done right. Read more..

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How do I complete the TurboTax Installation Software for Windows?

  • Make sure your computer/Laptop is turned on and that no other applications are open on your computer/Laptop
  • Open the CD tray on your computer/Laptop and Insert the TurboTax CD Disc and close the drive.
  • Now on your computer go to the application that says “This PC”
  • Once you are there you would see that there Is a drive there that says “TurboTax”
  • Right click on that and hit the “Run as administrator”
  • It would just take some time to load and once it does you would reach a welcome screen.
  • Just hit the next button and then agree to the terms and conditions by clicking on the “I Agree” button at the bottom.
  • And it would then take you to the installation screen where you can change the desired location to get the software installed or you can just leave it at its default location and hit the install button
  • Before clicking the install button make sure that the update automatically is turned on in order to keep your software up to date.
  • Now the software will begin to install.
  • Once the installation is complete just hit on “Launch TurboTax”
  • First time opening it, it would be a little slow and Since you’ve installed the software from the disc it would prompt you to install the latest updates
  • Just hit on Update TurboTax it would take some time to download the latest updates.
  • Once the updates are done you can just open the application and you will be good to go.

Windows Installation Online :

In order to install TurboTax on your Windows computer without the disc just visit the website” …. “

And you would be guided on how to download the software and also for additional technical support on getting the software installed by our agents.

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How do I install the TurboTax software for Mac?

  • Get your computer fully booted up and make sure all the applications are closed so that there wouldn’t be any lag in getting the software installed.
  • Now insert the TurboTax disc into your computer and open the finder window on the bottom left of your screen.
  • On the left side, you would see a drive named TurboTax, Double click on it and it would automatically mount a virtual drive on your computer desktop.
  • Now go to your desktop and double-click on the TurboTax Drive and the setup would open.
  • Just drag and drop the software into your application and the setup will start.
  • Follow the given instructions and enter your computer’s password in order to get the software installed on your computer.
  • Make sure the update automatically is turned on to make sure your application is up to date at all times.
  • Once the setup is all done just run the application and you can start using TurboTax on your Apple computer.

Mac Installation Online :

In order to install TurboTax on your Mac computer without the disc just visit the website” …. “

And you would be guided on how to download the software and also for additional technical support on getting the software installed by our agents.

TurboTax is software that is used to keep you upto date with the latest tax laws so that you can be confident your taxes are done right.

FIND YOUR TURBOTAX FOR WINDOWS DOWNLOADED SOFTWARE

It is always best to set your download location as desktop or downloads on your computer before downloading the TurboTax software, if you have already downloaded the purchased TurboTax software online and you are having a hard time finding the download just tap the windows button and type search for “w_turbotax” that is for the basic or the business version but if you’re looking to find the TurboTax state, search for “w_state” and by replacing “state” with the name of your state you will find the required software.

FIND YOUR TURBOTAX FOR MAC DOWNLOADED SOFTWARE

Once you have downloaded the TurboTax software on your Mac and having a hard time finding the downloaded file open the finder window on your Mac and search for “m_turbotax” That is if you downloaded the TurboTax Basic, Deluxe, Premier or the Home & Business.

If you are trying to search for TurboTax state you will have to search for “m_state” and by replacing “state” with the states name you are looking for. For multiple word states you can just separate the words with an “_” in between them, for example, you can type in m_new_jersey in order to get the TurboTax New Jersey Download.

TROUBLESHOOT INSTALLING AND RUNNING TURBOTAX WINDOWS.

Depending on the computer they have their own unique combination of settings, programs, and other services. The software TurboTax runs smoothly without any problem but in some computers due to their unique configuration may cause problems during installation or while running the program.

If you are having problems during installation it would be best to troubleshoot by following the instructions given below.

Start off by running the windows system file checker tool in order to recover the additional files needed to get the software running

You can Access the windows file checker tool by Clicking on the start button or hitting the start button on your keyboard and then typing in “CMD” and right clicking it and running the following command application as administrator.

Now just type in “SFC /SCANNOW” and hit the enter button it would take some time to load but once it’s done its best to restart your computer.

Once your computer is back on again insert the disc and try installing the software again. If you are still not able to install the software try installing the software on another computer. In case you are not able to install the software on another computer request for a new disc from the place that you purchased the disc.

Or if you downloaded the software delete the software and download it from the same place that you downloaded it from and you should be able to get it installed.

If you are having trouble running the software on your computer just make sure your computers automatic updates are turned on and that your computer is upto date.

Once you have done that download and install the latest version of JAVA on your computer and then try running the TurboTax Software one more time and it should work.

How do I download the software I purchased at TurboTax.com?

First, go to the main website that is www.TurboTax.com and once you’re on the website sign in using your ID and Password

Once you’re done with that go to my Downloads and select the blue arrow for the product that you’d like to download

And set the download location as the desktop or the downloads folder so that it will be easy to navigate to the downloaded file

Once the download is done just double click on the download file and run the software.

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