How do I install CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Workstation?

The video​ below shows how to install CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Workstation.

Before you begin, you will need to know the computer name of your CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Administrator computer. To find your Scan Administrator computer name, do the following on the CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Administrator computer:

  1. Click the Windows Start Menu button.
  2. Right-click Computer and select Properties.
  3. Locate the field labeled Computer name. Write down the name for reference.

To install Scan Workstation, do the following:

  1. On your keyboard, press Windows + R.
  2. Type \\ScanAdminMachine\Workstation (replace "ScanAdminMachine" with the name of the CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Administrator computer) and press Enter.
  3. Right-click ProSystem fx Scan Workstation.exe and select Run as administrator.
  4. If you are prompted, click Yes to confirm that Scan can modify your computer.
  5. Follow the prompts in the installation wizard to complete the installation of CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Workstation.


  • CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Workstation installations don't require additional licensing, so firms can install CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Workstation on as many computers in the Windows network as they need; however, the CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Administrator installation requires a license and firms must not install CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Administrator on more systems than their current licensing permits.
  • CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Administrator and CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Workstation will only operate in and be supported by CCH in a Microsoft Windows Operating System environment that meets our current system requirements listed in our public article 000206928 "CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan: System Requirements ". CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Support is not permitted to assist with installations in environments not listed in the article.
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