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Trouble opening Help files that require the Windows Help (WinHlp32.exe) program

Symptoms

When you try open an .hlp file in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008, you receive the following message in the Windows Help and Support window:

 

The Help for this program was created in Windows Help format, which was used in previous versions of Windows and it is not supported in Windows Vista.

Diagnosis

Systems running Windows Vista and Windows server 2008 

Solution

This article is based on a Microsoft KB 917607 or more information please visit the below given link

 

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917607

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