Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0

A guide to uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 from your PC

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was created by Microsoft Corporation. More information on Microsoft Corporation can be seen here. Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0 folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. The full command line for uninstalling Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 is msiexec.exe /X{FEB375AB-6EEC-3929-8FAF-188ED81DD8B5}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is labeled HlpViewer.exe and its approximative size is 572.45 KB (586192 bytes).

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 is composed of the following executables which take 1.18 MB (1237920 bytes) on disk:

  • HlpCtntMgr.exe (636.45 KB)
  • HlpViewer.exe (572.45 KB)

This page is about Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 version 2.0.50727 alone. You can find below a few links to other Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 releases:

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\Branding_en-US.mshc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\CatalogInfo\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\DefaultLayout.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\en\HlpCtntMgr.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\en\HlpViewer.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\en\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\en\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.Runtime.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\HlpCtntMgr.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\HlpViewer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\Microsoft.mshtml.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.Runtime.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\wordBreakerRules.dat

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.0|en|HlpCtntMgr.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.0|en|HlpViewer.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.0|en|Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.0|en|Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.Runtime.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.0|HlpCtntMgr.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.0|HlpViewer.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.0|Microsoft.mshtml.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.0|Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.0|Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.Runtime.dll
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0

A way to erase Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 is an application marketed by Microsoft Corporation. Frequently, users try to remove this program. This can be efortful because performing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY solution to remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0". If it exists on your system the Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 in the list of applications, the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0.
Uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0

8. After uninstalling Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 by Microsoft Corporation from your PC, nor are we saying that Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:10:32.387