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Change printers in Windows 10

Our software is designed to print to the Windows default printer. Change the default Windows printer. In this example we will change the default printer from Microsoft Print to PDF to Microsoft XPS D…

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Change printers in Windows 7

Our software is designed to print to the Windows default printer. How to Change the Default Windows Printer. In this example we will change the default printer from Microsoft XPS Document Writer to P…

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Data Locations (Default)

- Data locations (Single-User) - Data locations (Network) DEFAULT DATA LOCATIONS (SINGLE-USER) The following table gives the default folder location our software uses for data storage. Each year of t…

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Do W-2, W-3, 1099, or 1096 forms need to be printed on red forms or on plain paper in black ink?

Which forms need to be submitted on official red forms? Which forms are acceptable on plain printer paper? 1099 and 1096 The IRS requires the 1099 and 1096 forms to be on red Copy A forms (sometimes…

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Does CFS software save client data in the cloud?

Question. Does CFS software save client data in the cloud? Answer. No. Client data is saved on the computer CFS software is installed on. CFS software does not save client data to CFS servers on the…

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How To Download And Install Software From The CFS Website

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 downl…

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Importing from non-consecutive program years

Question. I used your software in the past but skipped at least one year. Can I roll my old client data into the newest program version? Answer. Yes, but you need to install the demo versions of each…

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Installing in demo mode

Most of our software can be evaluated before being purchased. Go to our Download Demos page. Download and run the installer for any program you'd like to try. If prompted for a License Code , use DEM…

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Software licensing and piracy protection

To prevent piracy, a CFS program needs to know that it has been licensed. Our programs use either of two methods to register that they have been licensed: License Code. Email address. For many years…

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Software locations

The following table gives the folder location our software is installed to by default. Each year of the software is installed into its own folder. Substitute the 4-digit year the software was release…

Eric
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The top of the window is off screen

Problem. Part of the window is no longer visible. It extends off the top of the Windows Desktop. There are two ways to reveal the entire window. Solution 1 Double-click the bottom border of the windo…

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Uninstalling

Backup any data associated with software that is being uninstalled. As a safety feature when our software is installed, uninstalled and updated, data is not affected. So even when our software is uni…

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Using a License Code to access a program

To prevent piracy, a CFS program uses either one of two methods to determine that it has been licensed so that the full version of the program can be unlocked. This article discusses using the Licens…

Eric
Updated 3 weeks ago by Eric

Using an email address to access a program

To prevent piracy, a CFS program uses either one of two methods to determine that it has been licensed so that the full version of the program can be unlocked. This article discusses using the Email…

Eric
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Where to download CFS software

CFS programs can be downloaded from www.taxtools.com from one of several areas depending on what needs to be downloaded: Current releases. Contains everything needed to run the software. Current upda…

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Workstation setup locations

The following table gives the default location of the network workstation (WSSETUP) installer (SETUP.EXE). Each year of the software is installed into its own folder. Substitute the 4-digit year the…

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