Apparently, its an SP2 install bug that destroys "Help and support" on some 2003 servers. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Use of included script samples are subject to the terms specified at http://www.microsoft.com/info/copyright. Thank you, zaxbowow, so much for your input on this discussion and for joining us here on TheScripts.com. have a peek at this web-site
Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS 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 May 29 '07 #8 reply Expert 5K+ P: 6,596 bartonc This posting seems much more direct to the point, and doesn't require installation disks! https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/937055
Help and support is not listed as a part of that list. Microsoft indicates this is a known issue on SBS 2003 after installing SP2 (I have seen and resolved this same behavior on Standard Edition as well). Related articles Error 1803: The executable program that this service is configured to run in does not implement the service Troubleshooting problems with Help and Support Center Recent Posts Tips 1 Windows 7 Help And Support Not Working Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware
This is what has me so confused. Help And Support Service Missing Windows 7 Links Winhelponline.com WinXPTutor.com The Winhelponline Blog "Help and Support Error" - Service not started When you click the Help and Support icon in Start Menu, or launch Helpctr.exe manually, you may How can i get this service started when it doesn't appear to be installed on my system? Nov 11 '08 #15 reply Message Cancel Changes Post your reply Join Now >> Sign in to post your reply or Sign up for a free account.
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 Windows Help And Support Pull down to Manage. There is a reported issue on Windows 2003 Server when this service is not installed. How can I add Help & Support to that List?
Rkill HdAudAddService [Missing Service] solved Internet speed cut just under half 2 months into service. http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21297853 HELP! Help And Support Service Not Running Pull down to Manage. Windows Cannot Open Help And Support Server 2003 How can i get this service started when it doesn't appear to be installed on my system?
To fix this problem, start the service named ‘Help and Support'.------------------OK ------------------ This issue is currently under investigation, however if you are currently experiencing this issue you can run the following Check This Out Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Help by BoyFred / November 23, 2009 12:29 AM PST In reply to: Re:Help & Support Not Working Thank you, David. How can i get this service started when it doesn't appear to be installed on my system? Cause If the Help and Support service is missing in the Services.msc listing, this may be due to accidental deletion of a registry key, key missing from the registry or the Help And Support Service Windows 7
More resources See also How does the warranty support service work for Video Cards bought from abroad? To resolve the problem, Start the Help and Support Center service and set it to Automatic. I plan to upgrade to the final code this weekend so it'll be good to have this handy. http://swusf.org/help-and/help-and-support-not-working-sbs-2003.html When I click on Help & Support, the error says "Windows cannot open Help and Support because a system service is not running.
I was able to dig this up for you. Click on Services. No part of this website should be reproduced or redistributed in any form without the author's written permission.
Please try again now or at a later time. Follow these steps: * Click Start, Run and type Services.msc * Double-click Help and Support * Set the Startup type to Automatic * Start the Service sydneyjayJan 3, 2012, 1:36 AM To work around this issue, you must reinstall the "Help and Support" service. Post your question and get tips & solutions from a community of 418,816 IT Pros & Developers.
How can I get it to run if I don't know where it is in the first place????? 4 answers Last reply Jan 10, 2012 Best Answer Jan 3, 2012 More Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Incidently, that is the same screen as when you go to control panel/admin tools/services. http://swusf.org/help-and/help-and-support-not-working-2003.html Hope it works for you.
In the Startup type pulldown, set it to Automatic. Scroll down to Help and Support. Navigate to %windir%PCHealthHelpCtrBinaries3. To fix this problem, start the service named 'Help and Support'." You then go to the services listing and find that 'Help and Support' is not there.
Open a command prompt.2. May 25 '07 #7 reply P: 1 zaxbowow This posting seems much more direct to the point, and doesn't require installation disks! In Command Prompt, type the following commands and press Enter after each line: (Alternately, create a Batch file and run.) cd /d %windir%\pchealth\helpctr rd packagestore /s /q rd installedskus /s /q Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Help and SUpport by mikeschroeder / February 12, 2010 9:14 AM PST In reply to: Re:Help & Support Not Working THANK YOU!
Mobelle27 Jan 2 '08 #12 reply P: 1 prabhatkk I did not have Help and Support installed in my Windows 2003 64 bit m/c and this piece of info helped me:-