Install the Microsoft Download Manager
Microsoft Download Manager

Run it. Don’t save it. Once installed, double click on the desktop icon (Microsoft Download Manager)

Download Manager

Click on “New download”

Enter URL

Enter the URL: for 2013 for 2014, or for 2015, or for 2016
then click “OK”


The system will download the file in pieces, checking each piece, until it has downloaded the entire file. If you loose internet connection the system will pick up from the last successful piece.

Download Complete

Once completed, click on “Downloads” link which will take you to your download directory.
Double click on the tax package you downloaded (i.e.“Mainstreet2013EoS.exe”) and follow the prompts.