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guarantees regarding the collection, accuracy, authenticity,
or use of these records. The web site is for informational
use and convenience only. The Register of Deeds and Courthouse Computer Systems shall in no
way be held responsible for errors or omissions in these
records nor for any actions resulting from their use. The official
records are kept in the Register of Deeds office in the Watauga County Courthouse.
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System Requirements for using the Online Search Application
In order to use the Watauga County Online Search functionality there are several requirements that your remote computer must meet. These requirements are listed below:
- Your computer must support a screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768
- Your Internet browser must be Internet Explorer
- Your Internet browser must enable our site to set a cookie upon your connection to the search application.
- Any second party security software or spyware software that you are running on your computer must not be set to block the cookie.
- Your computer must allow pop-ups from the Watauga County Register of Deeds site, since the application opens in a new window.
- Most users believe that images are best displayed as TIFF files. To view images as TIFF files you are required to install the Alternatiff image viewer. The instructions for installing Alternatiff are found here.
- If you do not install Alternatiff you may choose to view images as PDF files instead of TIFF files by checking the "Convert to PDF" box on either the "Real Property Index" or the "View Images" tab of the search site. This option requires the installation of a PDF viewer such as Adobe Reader.