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'Help and Support' will not open in WindowsXP

by bill1131dave / November 1, 2009 7:32 AM PST

Help and Support will not open in WinXP. I get a message: Windows cannot open Help and Support because a system service is not running. To fix this problem start the service named 'Help and Support.' When I try to start the service in services.msc I get this message: Could not start the Help and Support service on Local Computer. Error 1083: the executable program that this service is configured to run in does not implement the service.

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Re: 'Help and Support' will not open in WindowsXP
by Tufenuf / November 1, 2009 8:44 AM PST
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'Help and Support' wil not open in WindowsXP
by stormsniper / November 1, 2009 8:44 AM PST

Go to Start >> Run and type in: helpctr -regserver

To reinstall Help and Support:

Go to C:\Windows\inf\pchealth.inf. Right-click and choose install. Have your XP CD available.

Note: The folder is hidden by default. Go to Start >> Run and type in: control folders. View: Show hidden files and folders and uncheck "Hide extensions for known file types".

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