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Salvete! I just discovered that winhlp32.exe won't run on Windows7 64bit. I can't run the application, and I can't run hlp files either (but .chm files run fine). How do I make this work?

I have downloaded the Microsoft fix here and restarted my computer, but to no avail. I can see the file winhlp32.exe in my c:\windows directory, but cannot run it. When I do run it, I get Windows' own "Help and Support" entitled, "Why can't I get Help from this program?" which sends me to the link above!

How can I make it work?

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What happens when you run it? –  Ramhound Jun 22 '12 at 14:25
    
Sorry - I should have said that. I just added it to the question. –  BGM Jun 22 '12 at 14:28
    
You installed the x64 version of this hotfix correct? Trying to make sure you installed Windows6.1-KB917607-x64.msu –  Ramhound Jun 22 '12 at 14:29
    
Whoops - I installed the wrong package: Windows6.1-KB958559-x64-RefreshPkg.msu - you got me on that one. Solved. Please add your comment as an answer so I can mark it accepted! –  BGM Jun 22 '12 at 14:38

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You installed the x64 version of this hotfix correct?

Trying to make sure you installed Windows6.1-KB917607-x64.msu

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Thanks, Ramhound. –  BGM Jun 22 '12 at 15:01

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