Re: [NTB] A tough one. A problem with hhctrl.ocx
I believe you have already managed to fix this. In case this happens to
anyone else, as it did to me, my solution was found here...
Regards, John M
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From: "w8tts" <w8tts@...>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 17:40:49 -0000
Subject: [NTB] A tough one. A problem with hhctrl.ocx
I'm having a problem with Help on a number of programs NoteTab Pro,
MailWasher, and Windows itself. I've been working with Jody at
Fookes, and we've run out of ideas.
Here's basically whats happened, and what we've done:
It started when clicking on any Help stopped working. For example,
when I clicked on Windows Start|Help and Support nothing happens,
except for the hour glass coming up for a second or two, and then goes
away. This also happens with any other help I try within a program,
NoteTab Pro, MailWasher, etc. that uses the compiled html
I contacted customer support at NoteTab, and MailWasher, one of them
suggested going to their folder, and double clicking on their .chm
file. Doing so gives me the error, "Cannot open the file:
mk:@MSITStore:C:\Program Files\Fire Trust\..."
Then they said it appeared to be a problem with hhctrl.ocx, is the
Microsoft HTML Help component. The file is there, in Windows\System32
(version 5.2.3790.2744). But, may be corrupt.
I'm running XP Pro SP2, and
I tried doing a regsvr32 on hhctrl.ocx,
I tried uninstalling IE, and reinstalling it,
I tried doing a sfc /scannow, and
I was given a copy of hhctrl.ocx, and replaced it.
The uninstall of IE appeared to work, but it's still their, so the
reinstall wouldn't work.
And, still no good. Any of you PC gurus have any ideas?