Download and Install Updates –
Windows Operating System

To update H&R Block Software, just follow these easy steps:

  1. Tell us which version of the H&R Block Federal software you're using; then click Download Update.
    Download Update
  2. Note: Be sure to select the correct version, otherwise the software will not update properly. To determine which version of H&R Block Federal Software you have, follow these steps:
    • Open the software
    • From the Help menu, select About H&R Block
    • The software version is displayed to the right of the H&R Block icon
      software version display
  3. When prompted, save the update file to a known location, such as your desktop. The file will be named in a format similar H&R Block_Premium_2014_Update_A.exe, depending on your product version.
  4. Close H&R Block Federal Software, if it's open.
  5. Double-click the update file on your desktop (or other location where you saved it).
  6. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.