HyperTerminal Private Edition Help Uses HyperTerminal Help File

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When you view Hilgraeve HyperTerminal Private Edition 3.0 Help, the Helpfile associated with the version of HyperTerminal included with Windows 98is displayed instead.
This behavior occurs because Windows 98 redirects calls made to theHypertrm.hlp file to the Hypertrm.chm file.
To resolve this behavior, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Find, and then click Files Or Folders.
  2. In the Named box, type htmlhelp.ini, and then click Find Now.
  3. In the list of found files, double-click the Htmlhelp.ini file.
  4. Locate the following line in the [HELP_FINDER] section of the Htmlhelp.ini file:
  5. Disable this line by typing a semicolon (;) at the beginning of the line.
  6. On the File menu, click Save, and then click Exit on the File menu.
Microsoft has confirmed that this behavior is not caused by a problemin Windows 98, but may be caused by design changes in Windows 98. Formore information about resolving this issue, contact the program'smanufacturer.
HyperTerminal 1.2, the version of HyperTerminal included with Windows 98,uses HTMLHelp. When a program attempts to open the Hypertrm.hlp file, theHTMLHelp version of the file (Hypertrm.chm) is opened instead.

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Article ID: 188098 - Last Review: 01/11/2015 01:50:34 - Revision: 1.2

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