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I have a problem with the Help and Support application on Windows XP SP3.

Whenever I try to run it, Windows tells me that the file does not exist and when I did a search Windows did not find the EXE. When I had a look in services, there is no Help and Support service.

I tried "sfc /SCANNOW", but to no avail. I also tried System Restore in the hope that SOMETHING might happen, but again, to no avail.

How can I restore the Help and Support app and service?

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this should help, intitulated "Reinstalling Help and Support Center in Windows XP"

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I tried that and the Help and Support Centre EXE is installed and the service was registered, however, when I try to start the service, I get the following error message: Could not start the Help and Support Service on Local Computer. Error 1083: The executable program that this service is confirgured to run in does not implement the service. –  Kryten Sep 13 '09 at 11:03

OK I found a program which fixes the service problem.

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