Account Ability is a network ready application designed to run either on a single computer (single user installation) or on a shared network drive (network installation). Licensed users of Account Ability will receive their server license via first class mail, email, or both.
|•||Click the Download button corresponding to Reporting Year 2020.|
|•||Launch the setup.exe that you downloaded in the previous step.|
|•||Enter the Password exactly as shown on your server license. Click OK.|
|•||Click Next to display, and accept, the License Agreement.|
|•||Click Next to display, and complete, your Customer Information.|
|•||Click Next to select a Destination Folder. Single user installations are advised to accept the folder shown. Network installations should be to a shared folder granting administrative rights to users of Account Ability.|
|•||Click Install to begin the installation (allow a few minutes to complete).|
|•||A server license shortcut entitled 2020 Tax Form Preparation will be created on your Desktop.|
|•||Launch Account Ability and enter the Serial # printed on your server license.|
|•||This completes the installation of your Server License.|
If you plan to run Account Ability as a single user, your installation is now complete.
If you plan to share Account Ability, see Sharing Account Ability below.
|•||You can also launch the server license from the start menu by selecting 2020 Tax Form Preparation from the Account Ability program group.|
|•||The server license icon () will be displayed in the Licensing Panel of The Status Bar.|
In order to share Account Ability with other users on your network, a concurrent user license must be installed on each user's computer.
|•||From the user's computer, browse to the folder containing the 2020 server license.|
|•||Open the Client folder located within the 2020 folder (e.g. ...\2020\Client).|
|•||Launch the setup.exe contained within the Client folder.|
|•||Click Install to begin the 2020 Concurrent User Installation.|
|•||Launch the application upon completion. You can also launch the application from the start menu by selecting 2020 Concurrent User Setup from the Account Ability program group.|
|•||Enter your 2020 serial number.|
|•||Click the Explore button () and browse to the folder containing the 2020 server license.|
|•||Double-click the server license, AA2020.exe|
|•||A concurrent user shortcut entitled Account Ability 2020 will be created on the user's desktop.|
|•||A concurrent user license icon () will be displayed in the Licensing Panel of The Status Bar.|