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When I try and browse CHM files on my new Windows 7 Home Premium installation, every page gives me the following error:

Navigation to the webpage was canceled *What you can try: Retype the address*

I am assuming the files are not corrupt, as the contents and index display correctly.

What could be wrong?

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Try this: http://www.scottleckie.com/2009/05/downloaded-chm-help-file-shows-navigation-to-the-webpage-was-cancelled/

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If that solves it, nice one. – KCotreau Jul 9 '11 at 16:40
    
You are a star! – ProfK Jul 9 '11 at 17:12

Another solution is to use a different chm reader that doesn't have this problem.

Both xchm (http://xchm.sourceforge.net/) and Sumatra PDF (http://blog.kowalczyk.info/software/sumatrapdf/free-pdf-reader.html) are free, open-source and don't have this problem when opening chm documents.

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