Yes, many are disappointed when they purchase a CD (when they don't have a CD drive) expecting a download code to be in the box like other programs these days. One year TT will get up to speed and provide the code.
This FAQ explains how to handle a situation where you bought a CD, but don't have a CD drive on your computer: https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2590568Another quicker method is to use another computer to copy the *.exe installation file from the CD Rom to a flash/thumb/usb drive, then insert that drive into the first computer and install from the flash/thumb/usb drive. Do not try to run the install file from the removable medium.
Maybe we can help each other. I'm looking to purchase 2017 TT premier on cd. If you sell it to me (providing its unused) you can use the funds to purchase a download link (which is readily available).
Please let me know if this suits you. Thanks, David
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