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.HLP File Extension

File TypeWindows Help File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.4 (25 Votes)
CategorySystem Files
FormatBinary

What is an HLP file?

File used by Windows Help, a program provided with Windows that lets users read help information; contains documentation and indexes for Windows programs or the Windows operating system; compiled using Microsoft Help Workshop (HCW.exe).

More Information

HLP files can be viewed with the Windows Help Viewer (WinHlp32.exe), which is provided with the Windows operating system. Older versions of help files may have trouble being viewed in newer versions of Windows.

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Updated 12/7/2018

About HLP Files

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