Reading .hlp file on Vista 64 bit RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have installed winhlp32 and have made the registry changes recommended in this bulletin: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/917607

    I am using a standalone PC, not networked.

    However I stil get this message when I try to open a hlp file:

    'Cannot display this Help file. Try opening the Help file again, and if you still get this message, copy the Help file to a different drive, and try again. (136)'

    It feels like it is something to do with file access settings but I cannot make anything work. Any ideas?



    Thursday, April 16, 2009 5:18 PM


  • Hi Alistair, you can try copying the file to another directory and then rename it then check if you can open it.

    Sean Zhu - MSFT
    Monday, April 20, 2009 8:34 AM