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How to uninstall TurboTax 2012 from your computer

This web page contains complete information on how to remove TurboTax 2012 for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Intuit, Inc. Check out here where you can read more on Intuit, Inc. Please follow if you want to read more on TurboTax 2012 on Intuit, Inc's website. Usually the TurboTax 2012 program is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\TurboTax\Home & Business 2012\Installer directory, depending on the user's option during setup. TurboTax 2012's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\TurboTax\Home & Business 2012\Installer\TurboTax 2012 Installer.exe /u /t /a. TurboTax 2012's primary file takes around 4.45 MB (4668360 bytes) and its name is TurboTax 2012 Installer.exe.

TurboTax 2012 is comprised of the following executables which take 4.45 MB (4668360 bytes) on disk:

  • TurboTax 2012 Installer.exe (4.45 MB)

The current page applies to TurboTax 2012 version 2012.0 only. You can find below info on other releases of TurboTax 2012:

Quite a few files, folders and registry entries can not be uninstalled when you are trying to remove TurboTax 2012 from your computer.

The files below remain on your disk by TurboTax 2012 when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0_32\UsageLogs\TurboTax 2012 Installer.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\D__Program Files (x86)_TurboTax_32bit_TurboTax_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\D__Program Files (x86)_TurboTax_Deluxe 2011_32bit_TurboTax_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\D__Program Files (x86)_TurboTax_Deluxe 2012_32bit_TurboTax_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\D__Program Files (x86)_TurboTax_Deluxe 2013_32bit_TurboTax_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\D__Program Files (x86)_TurboTax_Deluxe 2016_32bit_TurboTax_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\d41ad8a7-2538-4a5c-ab7d-60299be69aa8\TurboTax 2012 Installer.exe

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\.NETFramework\v2.0.50727\NGenService\Roots\D:/Program Files (x86)/TurboTax/32bit/TTAX.DLL
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\.NETFramework\v2.0.50727\NGenService\Roots\D:/Program Files (x86)/TurboTax/Deluxe 2015/32bit/TTAX.DLL
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\.NETFramework\v2.0.50727\NGenService\Roots\D:/Program Files (x86)/TurboTax/Deluxe 2016/32bit/TTAX.DLL
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\.NETFramework\v2.0.50727\NGenService\Roots\D:/Program Files (x86)/TurboTax/Deluxe 2017/32bit/TTAX.DLL
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\TurboTax 2012 Installer_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\TurboTax 2012 Installer_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\TurboTax 2012

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-697732676-1124934921-1061785143-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\669abc93-b3f9-458a-8e21-716bbf0a7d59\TurboTax 2015 Installer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-697732676-1124934921-1061785143-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\6af26814-92f8-4e8c-923c-15224e6e949a\TurboTax 2011 Installer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-697732676-1124934921-1061785143-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\7e5aa041-977c-49ab-b655-0507c1be2bfd\TurboTax 2011 Installer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-697732676-1124934921-1061785143-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\a00fad20-5ad1-4e6f-a235-570c5d800fbe\TurboTax 2012 Installer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-697732676-1124934921-1061785143-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\a67df98f-2f5f-46f2-b6ee-55511a8c7efe\TurboTax 2013 Installer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-697732676-1124934921-1061785143-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\bdfef859-cdd6-4db7-b590-e32b5ff59172\TurboTax 2017 Installer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-697732676-1124934921-1061785143-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\cb27917c-e157-47e2-acc2-9c557eb27c3b\TurboTax 2014 Installer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-697732676-1124934921-1061785143-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\d41ad8a7-2538-4a5c-ab7d-60299be69aa8\TurboTax 2012 Installer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-697732676-1124934921-1061785143-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\fe2e162c-f4cf-428a-9758-888d45ae8585\TurboTax 2011 Installer.exe

A way to erase TurboTax 2012 from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

TurboTax 2012 is a program by Intuit, Inc. Sometimes, computer users try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is difficult because performing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY action to uninstall TurboTax 2012 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate TurboTax 2012 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "TurboTax 2012". If it is installed on your PC the TurboTax 2012 application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click TurboTax 2012 in the list of applications, the following data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding TurboTax 2012, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for TurboTax 2012:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\TurboTax\Home & Business 2012\Installer\TurboTax 2012 Installer.exe /u /t /a
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove TurboTax 2012.
Uninstall TurboTax 2012

8. After uninstalling TurboTax 2012, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong TurboTax 2012 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing TurboTax 2012 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall TurboTax 2012 by Intuit, Inc from your PC, nor are we saying that TurboTax 2012 by Intuit, Inc is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall TurboTax 2012 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 11:39:11.613