Note This issue is relevant only if the registry has been modified so that URLs or Microsoft Internet Explorer security zones are authorized to host the HHCTRL. Otherwise, the HHCTRL is disabled by security update 890175 (MS05-001).
Note This article contains information that is supplemental to the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Consumers and non-enterprise customersTo re-enable cross-frame navigation, follow these steps:
- Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
- Locate and then right-click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\HTMLHelp\1.x\HHRestrictionsNote You must create the key if the key does not already exist.
- Point to New, click DWORD Value, type EnableFrameNavigationInSafeMode to name the registry entry, and then press ENTER.
Modify, type 1 in the Value data box, and then click OK.
Enterprise customersTo use Group Policy to re-enable cross-frame navigation across a domain, follow these steps:
- Paste the following text into a text editor, such as Notepad:
- Save the file as Hhctrl.reg.
- Copy the following text, and then paste it into a text editor, such as Notepad:
REGEDIT.EXE /S Hhctrl.reg
- Save the file as Hhctrl.bat.
Note Before you deploy the batch file, make sure that the batch file works correctly by testing the file on a computer.
- Import the batch file into the Group Policy object (GPO). To do this, follow these steps:
- Copy the Hhctrl.bat file and the Hhctrl.reg file to the \\DomainName \SysVol\DomainName\Policies\GUID of the selected GPO\Machine\Scripts\Startup folder.
- Start the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in. To do this, click Start on a domain controller, click
Run, type dsa.msc, and then click
- Right-click the domain, click
Properties, and then click the Group Policy tab.
- Click New, type a descriptive name for the new Group Policy object (GPO), and then press ENTER. For example, click
New, type re-enable cross-frame navigation, and then press ENTER.
- Click Edit to modify the new GPO that you created in step 5d.
- Expand Computer configuration, expand
Windows Settings, click
Scripts(Startup/Shutdown), click Startup, and then click Add.
- Locate and then click the batch file that you created in step 4, and then click Add.
- Click OK, click Yes, and then click OK two times.
Overview and examples for system administratorsFor more information about security update 896358, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Group PolicyFor more information about Group Policy, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
- Group Policy collection
- Group Policy Object Editor
- Core Group Policy tools and settings
Technical support for x64-based versions of Microsoft WindowsOn computers that are running x64-based versions of Microsoft Windows, you may have to adapt the instructions in the "Resolution" section about how to modify the registry. For example, you might have to modify a different part of the registry, depending on whether you want to modify the 32-bit or the 64-bit functionality.For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
For product information about Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 896905 - Last Review: Mar 29, 2017 - Revision: 4