H12 File Extension

H12 file icon
At Home Canada 2012 Tax Return
  • Developer
    H&R Block Canada
  • Popularity
    3 (5 votes)

What is H12 file?

H12 is a file extension commonly associated with At Home Canada 2012 Tax Return files. At Home Canada 2012 Tax Return format was developed by H&R Block Canada. H12 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS, Web, Windows system platform. Files with H12 extension are categorized as Data Files files. The Data Files subset comprises 1258 various file formats. TurboTax supports H12 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 3 other tools may also be used. Software named TurboTax was created by Intuit Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and H12 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support H12 file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support H12 files. Files with H12 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support H12 file

How to open file with H12 extension?

Being unable to open files with H12 extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with H12 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with H12 files.

Step 1. Install TurboTax software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening H12 files is that no program that can handle H12 files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select TurboTax or one of the recommended programs (for example, At Home) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download TurboTax installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Intuit Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of TurboTax and update if needed

You still cannot access H12 files although TurboTax is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that TurboTax cannot handle files with H12 may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of TurboTax should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign TurboTax to H12 files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate H12 files with latest version of TurboTax you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the H12 file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where TurboTax is installed, check the Always use this app to open H12 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected H12 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with H12 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the H12 is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the H12 file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the H12 file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the H12 file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the H12 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the H12 file’s structure is intact

If the H12 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with H12 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open TurboTax

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support H12 files. Close all running programs and try opening the H12 file.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with At Home Canada 2012 Tax Return file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with H12 files affecting older versions of given software.

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