Lost my help pages from start menu!

  richbowenuk` 16:27 23 Mar 05

Use Windows XP Pro and have lost my help pages when I go to the start button!

Any ideas on how to get back? Can I do it online/via file transfer/disc?

  BurrWalnut 16:32 23 Mar 05

Try this, Start, Run, type in services.msc and click OK. Scroll down to Help and Support and double click it. Click the Start button in the dialog box and change the Startup type to Automatic.

Go to Start, Run and type in regsvr32 hhctrl.ocx (note the space), then click OK.

  richbowenuk` 16:39 23 Mar 05

The help&support doesn't come up in that list i'm afraid!

  BurrWalnut 19:28 23 Mar 05

Did you try my second suggestion of registering the ocx file?

Also, I vaguely remember this or a similar problem being corrected in a Microsoft fix. Are you up-to-date with critical updates?

  richbowenuk` 19:35 23 Mar 05

second option didn't work either! will try microsoft help pages as well!

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