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Old Forum Search | Forum Rules Copyright © 2013 Computer Hope All rights reserved. To fix this problem start the service named "help and support." I have tried cmd prompt and 'msconfig' I have double checked by going to control panel/administrative tools/services Help and Support This opens Task Manager. Thanks for any input. -Michael May 24 '07 #1 Post Reply Share this Question 14 Replies Expert 5K+ P: 6,596 bartonc I cannot open help and support...how do I install it Source

No part of this website should be reproduced or redistributed in any form without the author's written permission. suresh December 18, 2011 Facebook Twitter Pinterest Stumbleupon Whatsapp Email When I got to start and select "help and support" I received an error that says "Windows help and support can't Please try again now or at a later time. Windows XP Troubleshooting-http://windowsxp.mvps.org All materials in this website are registered with The UK Copyright Service. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/888018

Windows Cannot Open Help And Support Because A System Service Is Not Running

Double click on the file name. This restores missing Help and Support files. When I click on Help & Support, the error says "Windows cannot open Help and Support because a system service is not running. I'm open for suggestions.

Editor's note: The PCHealth.INF installation routine is not complete, as it does not register Help and Support completely, nor does it create the helpsvc service and other registry keys. Feedback | Disclaimer | Donate | Tips - Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Internet Explorer FAQ Feedback Click Here To Update All Your Out of Date Drivers How can i get this service started when it doesn't appear to be installed on my system? While you are in there you can "Start" the service so that you won't have to reboot.

ENTER HERE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Windows Xp Help And Support Does Not Open Click here it's easy and free. Please try the request again. http://windowsxp.mvps.org/rebuildhelp.htm Note that the .INF suffix is not shown in Windows Explorer unless the Hide extensions for known file types setting is disabled in Control Panel / Folder Options / View tab.

Eric May 27, 2012 at 4:12 pm sir, I didn't find "Help and support" in my computer. Click the Process tab. Can you help, please? I believe it mentioned something about a bad pathway?!

Windows Xp Help And Support Does Not Open

When I pressed Start > Help and Support, I would get an error message saying Windows could not find the file " Helpctr.exe ". http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/58856-45-help-support-center-working May 25 '07 #7 reply P: 1 zaxbowow This posting seems much more direct to the point, and doesn't require installation disks! Windows Cannot Open Help And Support Because A System Service Is Not Running Hope it works for you. Windows Xp Help And Support Service Click on Services.

Download helpsvc.zip file and unzip the contents. this contact form I do have windows XP workstations that I can pull from if a different operating system doesn't matter. To run the EXE just double click it, there is no installer. {{offlineMessage}} Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone Software & Apps Office Windows Additional software Windows apps Windows phone apps Games & Entertainment Help And Support Service Missing

Similar topics Problem with the "Drag & Drop" - functionality Why does VisStudio create this ADDITIONAL, SECOND "Projects & Templates" directory ? "K&R" C Dynamic anchor tag problem "@ OR @" I do have windows XP workstations that I can pull from if a different operating system doesn't matter. Scroll down to Help and Support. have a peek here I figured, one problem at a time.BTW...I can't seem to get System Restore to work either.

The indications for the use of this script are that Help and Support will not open, there is no error message, just a brief change of the mouse cursor to an Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Software Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Logged My Home Page jwfilionTopic StarterIntermediate Re: XP Help and Support not working. « Reply #3 on: September 14, 2008, 01:41:06 PM » JJ 3000, Broni, sorry for the late reply,

ha14 May 28, 2012 at 8:39 pm if you are on windows xp go to this site http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm scroll down to 235 Restore Help And Support Service, click on it, download

Subscribe to Our Newsletter Email: Advertisement © 2016 MakeUseOf. How do you Start Service "Help & Support?" P: 4 W2K3R2admin I cannot open help and support...how do I install it on an existing system? While you are in there you can "Start" the service so that you won't have to reboot. make-use-of-logo logo-background menu search search-start close email bookmark facebook google twitter pinterest stumbleupon whatsapp amazon youtube youtube label-rectangle triangle-long down PC & Mobile Windows Mac Linux Android iPhone and iPad Internet

An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. Worked like a charm. Your cache administrator is webmaster. http://swusf.org/help-and/help-and-support-xp-not-working.html You'll need to right-click on the INF file (identified by a text pad and Gear icon in it) and choose Install.

Operating Systems: Windows XP only. In the Startup type pulldown, set it to Automatic. Apparently, its an SP2 install bug that destroys "Help and support" on some 2003 servers. Bruce Epper May 30, 2012 at 4:30 am Try the suggestions here http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/while-searching-for-help-and-support-i-get-the/8ad4b502-062a-4fe3-8790-9d4f51e0b38e The associated subsystem is the same in Vista and 7, so one of them should work for you.

by BoyFred / November 23, 2009 10:36 PM PST In reply to: Same problem Open the web page with the script. How can I add Help & Support to that List? Hope it works for you. I did manage to get Windows to find the '' Helpctr.exe ", so who knows what else I can whip Bill Gates' mule into doing.I still welcome ideas.