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 +====== Mint 17 Xfce: Install StudioTax 2014 using Wine ======
  
 +  * Using the Software Manager:
 +    * **Install** ''​ttf-mscorefonts-installer''​ ← Search for "​ttf"​ to find this
 +      * Pop-Up window → **CHECK** the "Do you accpet the EULA license terms?"​ box, **then** select "​Forward"​
 +      * **Note:** this will take noticeably longer to finish installing, compared to the other packages
 +    * **Install** p7zip-full ← search for ''​7zip''​
 +    * **Install** p7zip-rar
 +    * **Install** wine ← Microsoft windows compatibility layer (meta-package)
 +    * **Install** winetricks
 +
 +  * "​Menu"​ icon >> Wine >> Winetricks
 +    * for the "​**Wine Mono Installer**"​ pop-up Select the **''​Cancel''​** button
 +    * for the "​**Wine Gecko Installer**"​ pop-up select the **''​Cancel''​** button
 +    * in the "​**Winetricks ​ - choose a wineprefix**"​ window
 +      *  Leave **''​Select the default wineprefix''​** → then Select the **''​OK''​** button
 +      * to the "​One-time question about hellping Winetricks development* → Select the **''​No''​** button, then the **''​OK''​** button
 +      * Now the window asks "What would you like to do with this wineprefix?"​
 +        * Select "​**Install a Windows DLL or component**",​ then the **''​OK''​** button
 +      * On the window that asks "Which package(s) would you like to install?"​
 +        * Select "​**dotnet20sp2**"​
 +        * Select "​**dotnet40**"​
 +        * then Select the **''​OK''​** button
 +      * **Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 SP2** install:
 +        * for the pop-up that says "​**Mono does not appear to be installed**"​ → Select the **''​OK''​** button
 +        * Follow the Microsoft Windows prompts to install the **.NET 2.0 Framework**
 +        * for the pop-up that says "​**Working around bug 22521 --** ... " → Select the **''​OK''​** button
 +        * Continue to follow the Microsoft prompts to install **.NET 2.0 SP2**
 +        * When the **Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 SP2 Setup** finally finishes → Select the **''​Restart Later''​** button
 +      * **Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0** Install:
 +        * to the "​**dotnet40 does not yet fully work or install on wine.**"​ pop-up → Select the **''​OK''​** button
 +        * for the pop-up that says "​**Mono does not appear to be installed**"​ → Select the **''​OK''​** button
 +        * Follow the Microsoft Windows prompts to install the **.NET 4.0 Framework**
 +        * When the "​**Installation Is Complete** window appears → select the **''​Finish''​** button
 +      * when the "​**Winetricks - current prefix is** ... " window appears → Select the **''​OK''​** button
 +    * Now Close the Winetricks window
 +
 +RESTART SYSTEM
 +
 +  * from the site www.studiotax.com → download the 2014 EXE (save to ~/​Downloads)
 +  * COPY the file **StudioTax2014Install.exe** to the folder **''​~/​.wine/​drive_c/​users/​[user]/​Desktop/''​**
 +  * "​Menu"​ icon >> Wine >> Browse C: Drive → go to  users >> [user] >> Desktop
 +    * Right-Click on **''​StudioTax2014install.exe''​** → Select **Open With "Wine Windows Program Loader"​**
 +  * Follow the Installer Window prompts to install this package.
 +
 +
 +  StudioTax 2014 Install error ⇒ 67108864
 +  ​
 +  ​
 +  * If you get the **missing Arial Font** pop-up:
 +    * ensure that **''​ttf-mscorefonts-installer''​** was installed per the above instructions
 +    * otherwise see: www.studiotax.com/​en/?​page=7#​Q19