Error Code 17579994210 When Starting TurboTax CD/Download
Article ID: SLN46374
Error Code 17579994210 occurs when opening TurboTax CD/Download and is caused by a missing or damaged WindowsCodecsExt.dll file.
WindowsCodecsExt.dll file is a part of the Windows Imaging Component (WIC). Here's how to resolve this issue:
- Click here to download the Windows Imaging Component.
- For the English version of the program, choose wic_x86_enu.exe .
- If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, use this link.
- If the WIC is already on your computer, your installation may be damaged. Learn more by reading Troubleshoot Installing and Running TurboTax on Windows
- If your Windows installation is still having issues, try these Microsoft resources for help: