Does My Computer Meet Software Requirement? Windows 8

To look at your current system information and confirm if your system satisfies the minimum requirements for the Tax software follow these steps:

1. While on the Desktop screen of the Windows 8 Push down on the Windows and I button together to open up the Settings Menu

2. Click Control Panel

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3. Double click System 

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4. On the System Properties screen review your system information

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To review the hard disk space

1. On the Desktop Taskbar look for the File Explorer Icon

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2. On the File Explorer window select your computer from the left navigation bar

3. You will see the drives listed under Devices and Drives and the amount of free space available per drive.

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To review the Screen Resolution Settings

1. While on the Desktop screen of the Windows 8 Push down on the Windows and I button together to open up the Settings Menu

2. Click Control Panel

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3. Set the View by to Category

4. Select Adjust Screen Resolution under Appearance and Personalization

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5. On the Screen Resolution Page it will show you the current resolution and a drop down for compatible resolution options.

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Note: In this case the resolution is 1440 X 900 and the minimum requirements are 1440 x 900. 

Note: In some cases you might need to change to settings to 1280 x 1024 

Note:  Make sure you have a printer and CD/DVD-ROM installed on your computer.  The CD/DVD-ROM is located on your computer tower and you can access your printers from your control panel.

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