I have been using Turbo Tax for 15 years, & becomming more disgusted with it every time I have to Install the product, it is something I would rather not do, just like paying taxes, but I don't have a choice, except use another tax product. Which seems to be a very good idea lately. Every year I have to upgrade to something new or have a problem with the MS Net Framework. I don't have these problems with other Programs & Im getting very tired of it, happening every year. Make a Program that Installs Well, or you will lose customers. My problem this year, I see is a most common one, with a lot of other users having the same problem, I checked the posts. So I know that It is not just my computer, the problem is:When will a fix be available so TurboTax 2013 will install (running XP) without returning Windows Installer Error 1603? Installs to 27%, backs up to 26% then quits because of Error 1603.
they have a fix.
Go to the link below bottom of article do the "click here" to sign up for fix January 24th.
If you've tried the above steps and are being prevented from installing TurboTax 2013 due to error 1603, and you have a Pentium 3 or earlier processor, or the AMD equivalent (any processor which does not support the SSE2 instruction set will be affected), we will be releasing a fix for this issue on January 24th.
Same problem 1603 error on 3 different machines under XP and VISTA with new install and NO FIREWALL and NO ANTIVIRUS and installed as ADMINISTRATOR with FULL ACCESS confirmed. This is not a windows problem it's a turbotax install problem. Same machines installed 2011 and 2012 versions IMMEDIATELY before failing 2013 install. Hummmmmmmmmmmmmm How about some answers so we can stop wasting our time trying to install this poor programming. Tell us what gives so we stop wasting our time - folks are just getting steamed without answers. Bill B.
For a Company that has the best tax programs their install programs this year was a disaster. Not sure what happened and their responses were the worst and most arrogant i ever encountered.
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