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Unzip.2. Therefore, starting with the release of Windows Vista and continuing in Windows 7, the Windows Help program will not ship as a feature of Windows. Lots of very expensive software out there running older help files. Thank you.

It's heartening to see that not everyone cowers at the almighty Microsoft. Either way does not get me to a place where I can edit settings per your instructions. Reply ↓ Anonymous on June 26, 2010 at 1:09 AM said: Procedure works good. (Windows 7 x64)However, Help files with Full-Text Search (such as old Office applications) do not open with Many Thanks! https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=91

So much for MicroSoft caring for their customers. Please note WinHelp has been available as a legit Windows update (KB917607) download since October 14, 2009. In other words, you can delete a GID file without harming your system, but Windows will automatically recreate the file next time you open the corresponding help file. Reply ↓ Anonymous on May 24, 2012 at 2:52 PM said: Thanks it works the first time….appreciate it Reply ↓ Anonymous on June 8, 2012 at 10:26 AM said: Thanks a

fully Reply ↓ Tony4219 on August 27, 2013 at 10:06 AM said: I hope this works, but there is still a need for this app: rescue disks like WinPE and 3rd I noticed Microsoft had listed a known ‘issue' with WinHlp32, and offered a ‘FixIt', which I clicked. This is yet another annoyance caused by Microsoft not wanting us to have a functional HELP for older programs. { Download WinXPHelpFile }WantFreeSoftware? Reply ↓ Anonymous on August 28, 2012 at 4:46 PM said: Muito obriado TKS!!!

sp1. Reply ↓ Rafael on June 27, 2010 at 12:08 AM said: 1. Reply ↓ Adonilson Freitas on June 27, 2010 at 3:25 AM said: No work Reply ↓ Anonymous on June 27, 2010 at 4:34 AM said: Thanks for the files. Remember, an administrative account with a different name than the Administrator belonging to the Administrators Local User Group is not as highly-privileged as the Administrator himself.

Install Windows Help by clicking the Download button above. 2. It also fixes both the macro and Intranet restrictions and is able to terminate any possible running instances of winhlp32.exe right before the update process is set to begin. I don't know, maybe they are just mean by nature.Clickone of the following "Windows Help program" links, depending on the operating system that you are running: - Windows Help program (WinHlp32.exe) Both values can co-exist.

  1. Reply ↓ Raja on June 9, 2016 at 12:27 AM said: salam Komeil.
  2. To view .hlp files on Windows Vista, you need to install this application.
  3. Thanks,Sampath Reply ↓ Anonymous on August 3, 2010 at 3:17 AM said: i am having problem with u r download.
  4. I appreciate your help.
  5. Related Resources How to determine whether a computer is running a 32-bit version or a 64-bit version of the Windows operating system Windows Help program (WinHlp32.exe) is no longer included with
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You can also subscribe without commenting. Yorke on June 16, 2012 at 10:00 PM said: Your fix worked PERFECTLY for me on my Win 7 new PC… Many, MANY thanks! Reply ↓ Ajarn on April 19, 2014 at 8:50 AM said: Wonderful, very helpful. Reply ↓ Anonymous on May 31, 2012 at 8:48 AM said: Windows 7 pro will not let me run the installer as an Administrator it says cannot find the files associated

I did try to install PS804 Driver , which is for HP Photosmart S20. That worked: My HLP file displayed properly. This is actually a change that Microsoft has implemented in Windows Vista.Users who want to view .hlp files in Windows 7 need to download the Windows Help Program WinHlp32.exe separately from However, the Windows Help program has not had a major update for many releases and no longer meets Microsoft's standards.

It has since then become one of the most popular tech news sites on the Internet with five authors and regular contributions from freelance writers.InformationAbout Contact Disclaimer Rss Feeds Privacy Policy I did install modify your install file and did install it sucessfully. Version:1File Name:Windows6.0-KB917607-x86.msuWindows6.0-KB917607-x64.msuDate Published:3/7/2007File Size:601 KB611 KB KB Articles: KB917607 Windows Help (WinHlp32.exe) is a Help program that has been included with Microsoft Windows versions starting with the Microsoft Windows 3.1 operating If you can't find windows directory try the following: Open Windows Start menu and select "Run...".

For more information, go to the Microsoft Help and Support website. Type CMD and press Enter (or if you use Windows ME, type COMMAND) Type %WINDIR% and press Enter. I was not able to view the hlp files for months and only after I tried deleting the old .GID files (created under Windows XP), I could view the hlp files.

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Try opening the help file again, and if you still get this message, copy the help file to a different drive, and try again." As per the same article it has Many thanks! Reply ↓ Robert E. If you delete those old .GID files (may need admin rights), then you are able to view those hlp files. - Sam Reply ↓ Anonymous on April 29, 2010 at 10:47

Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware. My batch (CMD) file successfully overrides these problems, if it’s run as administrator. Reply ↓ Ben on December 2, 2010 at 9:52 PM said: Thanks for helping me. Then, on Windows 10, boot to the command prompt, go to the windows folder, and replace the stub with winhlp32.exe from the XP system.