Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1

A way to uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 from your system

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was created by Microsoft Corporation. Check out here for more information on Microsoft Corporation. Usually the Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 application is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1 folder, depending on the user's option during setup. msiexec.exe /X{0398BFBC-991B-3275-9463-D2BF91B3C80B} is the full command line if you want to uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1. HlpViewer.exe is the Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1's main executable file and it occupies approximately 566.16 KB (579752 bytes) on disk.

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 1.18 MB (1234256 bytes) on disk.

  • HlpCtntMgr.exe (639.16 KB)
  • HlpViewer.exe (566.16 KB)

This data is about Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 version 2.1.21005 alone. You can find here a few links to other Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 releases:

Some files, folders and registry entries will be left behind when you are trying to remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 from your computer.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1

The files below are left behind on your disk by Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\Branding_en-US.mshc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\CatalogInfo\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\DefaultLayout.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\en\HlpCtntMgr.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\en\HlpViewer.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\en\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\en\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.Runtime.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\HlpCtntMgr.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\HlpViewer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\Microsoft.mshtml.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.Runtime.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.1\wordBreakerRules.dat

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.1|en|HlpCtntMgr.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.1|en|HlpViewer.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.1|en|Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.1|en|Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.Runtime.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.1|HlpCtntMgr.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.1|HlpViewer.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.1|Microsoft.mshtml.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.1|Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft Help Viewer|v2.1|Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.Runtime.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft Help Viewer|v1.0|zh-Hant|HelpLibAgent.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft Help Viewer|v1.0|zh-Hant|HelpLibManager.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft Help Viewer|v1.0|zh-Hant|HlpViewer.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft Help Viewer|v1.0|zh-Hant|Microsoft.Help.resources.dll
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1

A way to remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 is an application released by the software company Microsoft Corporation. Frequently, users choose to remove this program. This is hard because deleting this manually takes some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE procedure to remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to optimize your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1". If it exists on your system the Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 in the list , the following data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1.
Uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1

8. After removing Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 by Microsoft Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.1 supposing you want to. 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.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:27:51.060