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How To Download And Install Software From The CFS Website

Eric Updated by Eric

Web browsers put downloaded files in different locations. This article will help you find where each of the major browsers (Chrome, Firefox, and Edge) put the CFS installation file you may have downloaded from our website at taxtools.com.

All our software is available to download from our website.

Find the program to download

Follow the steps below to download and install our software:

  1. Using your favorite web browser navigate to the CFS website: taxtools.com
TIP: If you are unsure what web browser software is available to you in Windows, from the Windows Desktop activate Windows Search using the keyboard shortcut [ Windows Logo Key + S ]. In the search field type taxtools.com then press the [ Enter ] key. Windows will take you to the taxtools.com website automatically using the default Windows web browser software.
  1. From the horizontal menu bar located towards the top of the CFS home page, select 'Downloads'
  2. Then choose either Download Demos or Download Updates. You may be prompted for your Customer ID and Zip Code
  3. Locate the software you would like to download.
  4. To the right of the software title is a blue 'Download' button. Click the 'Download' button to begin the download transfer automatically.

Find the file the browser downloaded

The feedback you get next on the progress of the download will be different depending on the specific web browser software you are using.

Choose the web browser you are using from the list below:

Google Chrome

  1. A download status box will be displayed in the lower-left corner of the Chrome window. The box usually shows the amount of time remaining for the download to complete.
  2. When the download is complete the status box will become a clickable button. Click this button to begin installing the software. In the example image shown below the installer for the Payroll System 2021 software was download. Each software product will have its own unique installer file.
  3. The software installer will now guide you through the rest of the installation process.

Microsoft Edge

  1. A download status box will be displayed in the lower-left corner of the Edge window. The box usually shows the amount of time remaining for the download to complete.
  2. When the download is complete the status box will a clickable 'Open File' link. Click this link to begin installing the software. In the example image shown below the installer for the Payroll System 2021 software was download. Each software product will have its own unique installer file.
  3. The software installer will now guide you through the rest of the installation process.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. A download status graphic will be displayed towards the top-right corner of the Firefox window. The graphic appears as a blue arrow pointing down with a blue horizontal line underneath. The blue line is a progress indicator for the download and will appear as a solid line when the download is complete.
  1. When the download is complete click the download graphic and then click the topmost file on the pop-up list to begin installing the software.
  2. The software installer will now guide you through the rest of the installation process.

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