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.HLP File Extension

File TypeWindows Help File

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CategorySystem Files

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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Programs that open HLP files

Updated 12/7/2018

About HLP Files

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