Windows Help program (WinHlp32.exe) for Windows Server 2008

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WinHlp32.exe is required to display 32-bit Help files that have the ".hlp" file name extension. To view .hlp files on Windows Server 2008, you need to install this application.
  • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
    Version:

    1.0

    File Name:

    Windows6.0-KB917607-x86.msu

    Windows6.0-KB917607-x64.msu

    Date Published:

    1/9/2009

    File Size:

    697 KB

    710 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 system. However, the Windows Help program has not had a major update for many releases and no longer meets Microsoft's standards. Therefore, starting with the release of Windows Server 2008, the Windows Help program will not ship as a feature of Windows. If you want to view 32-bit .hlp files, you must download and install the program (WinHlp32.exe) from the Microsoft Download Center.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V

      The Windows Help program is available for Windows Server 2008 only.
    • 1. Install Windows Help by clicking the Download button above.
      2. Click Run and then follow the instructions on the screen.
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