FAQs About Discounted Cash Flow Analysis Calculator

Here you'll find answers to common questions asked about our DCF Calculator.  If you have a question that isn't answered below, please use our Contact Form and ask.  We'll be happy to answer!


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What is the Proper Discount Rate to Use for DCF Calculations?

One useful feature of Discounted Cash Flow Analysis Calculator is that it performs discounted cash flow calculations using up to 5 discount rates at once so you can compare the effects of different discount rates. A common starting point is the auction discount rate for 6 month Treasury Bills. You will find helpful information about obtaining these auction discount rates here:
What is the Correct Discount Rate?


How Do I Install Software on Vista?

You must enter an Administrator password to install software on Vista-based systems.  Step-by-step instructions (with pictures) are provided here:  How to Install TedCo Software's Financial Calculators on Vista


How Do I Enter My User Name and License Key?

Entering your User Name and License Key "unlocks" a trial version and turns it into a fully licensed copy installed on your computer.  Step-by-step instructions (with pictures) are provided here:  How to Register TedCo Software's Financial Calculators


Will this software run on my computer?

Discounted Cash Flow Analysis Calculator is designed for and tested to run on the following version of Microsoft's Windows® operating systems: Windows® 2000, XP and Vista computers.


Do you have a version for my PDA?

TedCo Software has not released any software for PDAs or devices using the Palm® OS or Windows® CE.


Can I get a discount if I buy a lot of copies for my company?

Yes!  Significant volume discounts are available!


Can I share this software with my friends?

We would love for you to tell your friends about this calculator!

We provide free, fully functional evaluation versions of our financial calculators for Windows® and encourage people to download these trial versions.  TedCo Software's Windows®-based financial software is available on a "try before you buy" basis.

TedCo Software encourages you to share this unregistered installation executable with others.  However, as explained in the software license, as indicated in the End User License Agreement, you may not give your License Key to another individual.  Doing so will invalidate your license.

Under no circumstance does TedCo Software grant any party permission to wrap this installation executable within another executable, install it in conjunction with another installation executable, and/or modify, remove or add files to the installation executable as compiled and released by TedCo Software.


Can I give feedback about the software?

Yes!  Please do!

The quickest way to contact us about TedCo Software™ or about our products is to use our online Contact Form.


My User Name / License Key combination doesn't work!  What do I do?

The reason a User Name / License Key combination may not work is that it has been mistyped.  Please re-enter the information exactly as it was provided to you in the e-mail message you received following your purchase.  Capitalization is important and because the software evaluates your information in a case-sensitive manner, you must enter it exactly as provided.

If, after you try again with attention to case-sensitivity, you still cannot enter your License Key, please contact us using our online Tech Support Request Form


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What is TedCo Software's upgrade policy?

Licensed Users receive minor version updates without paying any additional license fee. Major version updates may be available for an additional upgrade license fee.

An example of a minor version update would be an upgrade from version 1.8.03 to version 1.8.05. This type of update will be provided at no additional license fee.

An example of a major version upgrade would be an upgrade from version 1.3.05 to version 2.0.02.  The difference between minor and major version upgrades is signified by the first digit of the version identifier.


Can I install the software on my home and my work computers at the same time?

Yes.  Though you should always make sure you have permission to install software on "your" work computer.

From our EULA: "You may install and use the Software on up to two computers at a time. For example, you may install and use the software on a desktop computer while a family member is using it on a notebook computer."


How can I uninstall the software?

Easily.  You may uninstall our software products by choosing the "Uninstall" menu item in the Program Files items or by choosing the program name in the "Add or Remove Programs" in Control Panels.


How do I update the software I purchase?

We make it easy to check for the latest version of our products and download updates as they are available.  TedCo Software provides a built-in updating feature that allows you to check for updates by simply clicking a button or choosing a menu item, "Check for Latest Version".

Manually updating the software is easy, too:  simply download the current version and install it.


Where can I buy TedCo Software'sfinancial calculators?

You can purchase TedCo Software financial calculators online. We've selected FastSpring to process your orders.  FastSpring is available 24 hours a day and is a reliable, respected credit card processor.  FastSpring is prepared to immediately deliver your personal License Key that will turn the trial version into a full version.


Will I receive the source code?

No.  TedCo Software does not license or deliver source code for Windows®-based products.


Does TedCo Software offer evaluation versions of the financial software?

Yes!  Fully-functional evaluation versions of our Windows®-based financial calculators are available from the home page of Wheatworks.com


What is TedCo Software'sposition on spyware?

We're strongly opposed to it.  TedCo Software's financial calculators are spyware-free.  Any access to the Internet by our products occurs only because a user clicks an appropriately labeled button to check for an update on our web site or clicks a hyperlink within the software that launches the default web browser and loads a web page from our domain's web server in the browser window.  Our products send no information to our server except for that contained in the URL.


May I tell about TedCo Software'sfinancial calculators from my own web site?

Yes, you may!

Please refer your web site visitors to our home page at: http://www.wheatworks.com/