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I get "Upgrade Required - You are trying to connect to..." after restoring my database
The following message may appear after restoring a TaxCalc database: This will normally only happen if you have restored a database that was created in an earlier version of the software than the one you are currently using. If you want to keep the database you have restored, simply...
rating 27 Dec, 2019 Views: 2387
Remote support sessions and TalkTalk
TalkTalk have recently blocked the ability for their customers to use AnyDesk. This is the tool that TaxCalc uses to assist customers if a remote connection is required. This means that if you are a TalkTalk customer, or a customer of an ISP that use the TalkTalk infrastructure (for instance...
rating 24 Mar, 2020 Views: 2305
Why can't I print PDF attachments?
TaxCalc can only print PDFs created using versions 1.4 to 1.7. To check the version of your PDF, complete the following steps: Open the PDF document. Click on File in the left-hand corner. Click on Properties. Check the version number in the pop-up window. If you can't print the PDF,...
rating 17 Feb, 2021 Views: 2301
How do I fix problems with print preview in TaxCalc?
If you're having problems with print preview, follow these steps to reinstall Adobe Acrobat Reader: Uninstall the program: Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a program Uninstall any instances of Adobe Reader Reboot your PC. Go to the Adobe website for the latest version of...
rating 13 Mar, 2017 Views: 2233
How to fix the TaxCalc display when the High DPI settings are set incorrectly
In some cases users prefer to change the zoom settings in TaxCalc rather than their display settings, However, if too radical a change is made to the Advanced Display Settings (High DPI Support) the TaxCalc display can become garbled. In this case the registry setting that control the High DPI...
rating 27 Dec, 2019 Views: 2212
How do I send a screenshot?
On occasion it is helpful to send a screenshot to TaxCalc to help diagnose issues with the program or unexpected results. Creating a Screengrab in Windows To take a screen shot on a Windows machine you will need to: Press the Print screen button (PrtScn) on your keyboard. This will save the...
rating 14 Feb, 2023 Views: 2148
Cloud Database Server Downtime
Scheduled maintenance downtime TaxCalc will perform essential maintenance upgrades wherever possible within the following scheduled periods, during which the servers and service will be unavailable (i.e. 'downtime'): From 2100 hours on the 15th of every month until 0300 hours on the 16th of...
rating 16 Aug, 2021 Views: 2140
How do I check if my TaxCalc is up to date?
It is always recommended to be running the latest version of TaxCalc. This will ensure that you have the most up-to-date functionality and stability in the programs performance. There are 2 different ways to check for software updates internally within the application. Go to Help > Check...
rating 29 Mar, 2017 Views: 2084
How do I put my Terminal Server into Install mode?
It is recommended before running the TaxCalc installer on a Terminal Server that you put the server into Install mode. This is required to ensure the correct registry information gets applied across all Terminal Server users. Open a command prompt as administrator, type the following (at the...
rating 23 Feb, 2017 Views: 2012
Error: After I run the update to TaxCalc for the Mac it won't open – it says the 'identity of the developer cannot be confirmed'
Some users have reported that you might get the following error message after updating TaxCalc for the Mac: This is due to the security settings on the Mac. You can resolve this by going through the following steps: Open the Finder. Open the Applications folder. Control-click or...
rating 24 Mar, 2020 Views: 1989
How do I remove duplicate returns linking to same file (Individual, Partnership and Limited Company users)?
Sometimes more than one tax return can link to the same file if the file location appears to be different but is effectively the same – for example, one file name has capitals and the other doesn’t. If this happens, although it looks like there are two returns, they both link to the same file....
rating 15 May, 2015 Views: 1795
Can I use TaxCalc for remote working
If you have a network version of the software it is reasonably easy to configure your system to allow remote users access to the program. Alternatively you may want to consider our cloud version, which will make it easy for remote users to connect to your database. More information on this setup...
rating 26 Aug, 2016 Views: 1752
I can download the TaxCalc installer but it will not run
A small number of customers have reported that while they can download the installation file for TaxCalc, they cannot run it. This is likely to be caused by a feature called 'Blocked File protection Control'. To resolve the problem: Right-hand click on the downloaded file. Select Properties ...
rating 18 Mar, 2016 Views: 1720
I downloaded the TaxCalc installer but I cannot find it (deleted by Norton)
TaxCalc have observed that in some instances Norton 360 removes the installer file from the downloads folder as it completes the download. This is due to a feature of Norton 360 (and Norton Internet Security) which decides which files are safe based upon what other people are downloading. It is...
rating 09 Jan, 2017 Views: 1673
Operating Systems no longer supported
You are probably seeing this page because an installation has been completed on an Operating System that TaxCalc can no longer support for technical reasons, and you have been directed to this location. If this is the case, please refer to the following article for more information. Retired...
rating 27 Jan, 2021 Views: 1671

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