TurboTax FAQ
TurboTax FAQ
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How do I install TurboTax for the current tax year after I download it from the Internet?

Follow the instructions below to install the CD/download edition of TurboTax on your computer.

Before you begin:

Steps to install TurboTax

  1. Open the Downloads folder or the location where you downloaded the TurboTax installer.
  2. To start the installation process, double-click the TurboTax installer.
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen, clicking Next to move through the process.
  4. On the Ready to Install screen, select Install.
  5. Once the installation is complete, select Finish.
    The Enter Installation Key window appears.
  6. Enter your installation key and select Next.
    The Choose Activation Method screen appears.
  7. Select an activation method and complete the instructions on the screen.
    (We recommend Internet Activation.)

After you finish:

Enable all antivirus, firewall, and antispyware software that you disabled before installing TurboTax. 

Related Information:

Where can I download the current version of TurboTax CD/download edition?

What are the minimum system requirements for the current version of the CD or download edition of TurboTax?

What can I do if I lost my TurboTax installation key?

Why am I getting TurboTax activation error messages?


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