On ‘Broken’ HTML Help Files


This is just a reminder for those who download an HTML Help (.CHM) file from Microsoft Downloads (e.g., theTeam Foundation Installation Guide) that you need to unblock the CHM file before you can view its contents.

For more information, see this post: Viewing Downloaded CHM Files, or this KB article: After you install security update 896358, downloaded Compiled Help Module files cannot be opened.

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Comments (2)

  1. PatriotB says:

    They really need to improve on that.  The HTML Help Viewer should check to see if it’s a blocked file and ask you whether to open it, rather than the "silent" failure that happens right now (the Cannot find server page).

  2. Rob Caron says:

    We just uploaded a new edition of the Team Foundation Installation Guide (v60711). This release includes: …

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