Install/Update

How do I download and install an update from within the program?

Most CFS programs allow you to check for and install updates from within the program, either automatically or manually. Automatically Updating. If you have an "always on" Internet connection (DSL, ca…

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How do I download and install the single user version of a program?

Manual installation of the single user version from a download is described below in detail. Preparation. Preparation for the installation means doing as the instructions say: close all other program…

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How do I install a program or update in "safe mode?"

Sometimes programs and services that are initiated when the computer is started will prevent the CFS software installer from running. It is sometimes impossible to determine which program has this ef…

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How do I install programs from CD?

Installation of CFS program(s) from a CD is described below in detail. Preparation. Preparation for the installation means doing as the instructions say: close all other programs which can be closed,…

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How do I manually download and install an update?

The easiest way to download and install a CFS program update is from within the program. (See How do I download and install an update from within the program? ) However, in some situations that is no…

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How do I map a network drive?

Introduction. In order to make data on one computer available to another computer on the network, two things must be done: On the "server" (computer where data is stored), establish a folder that is…

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How do I perform a network setup?

The following procedure applies to most CFS programs. However, for MD Personal Property, NY Sales Tax Preparer, Schedule D Tools, and Small Business Tools, see these Installation Instructions. Prepar…

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How do I perform a workstation setup?

To perform a workstation setup, the program must have been previously installed on the network (see How do I perform a network install? ), and you must know the drive letter of the program's network…

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What is the purpose of a network license?

The single-user license for CFS programs requires the data be installed on the same computer as the program. The software can be installed on multiple computers, but for each computer the data must b…

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Why does my desktop shortcut open the installer?

Program updates should never be downloaded into the program folder (e.g., C:\CFSLIB\PR2012). They should be downloaded into an easy-to-find location on your computer (e.g., the desktop or "Downloads"…

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Why does the setup tell me to reboot the computer?

This message generally means that one or more files could not be replaced during the setup because they were in use. The files will be replaced the next time the computer is started. You don't need t…

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