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Help file in VB5 using Windows 10

Help file in VB5 using Windows 10

Help file in VB5 using Windows 10

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 on my laptop. I use VB5 to program and have for a long time. When I attempt to use the help file, I am told the help file is not available. This happened when I was using Windows 7 and was able to run a program called winhelp32.exe (I believe this is the name of the program). It repaired things so the help file was once again available. When I did a search for this problem, I came up with the same file. When I attempted to run it, I was told that it was not compatible with the OS. Is there a repair file out there that will fix this problem with Windows 10?

RE: Help file in VB5 using Windows 10

Microsoft no longer support WinHelp files on Windows 10, and do not provide an installable WinHelp viewer for the platform.

Allegecly the following instructions allow you to install it:

Quote (DM4HIRE http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/w...)

download this...


add these lines to the settings area in the install file (it clearly says settings)

set WindowsVersion=7
goto :BypassVersionError

run it as administrator.

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