Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2

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How to uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 from your computer

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 is a computer program. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is made by Microsoft Corporation. More information on Microsoft Corporation can be seen here. Usually the Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 application is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2 directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for removing Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 is msiexec.exe /X{05DEEE35-8F82-3381-9AA3-F612287057D1}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file has a size of 587.66 KB (601768 bytes) on disk and is named HlpViewer.exe.

The following executable files are incorporated in Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2. They take 760.34 KB (778584 bytes) on disk.

  • HlpCtntMgr.exe (172.67 KB)
  • HlpViewer.exe (587.66 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 2.2.22823 of Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2. Click on the links below for other Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 versions: to view all...
Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\Branding_en-US.mshc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\CatalogInfo\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\DefaultLayout.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\en\HlpCtntMgr.resources.dll

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2

Supplementary registry values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{59852C9E-F42E-4677-AE1A-FE6D99F92514}\InprocServer32\CodeBase
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{59852C9E-F42E-4677-AE1A-FE6D99F92514}\InprocServer32\\CodeBase
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{685BABBB-3A1D-426A-9F8C-E67C7A697669}\InprocServer32\CodeBase
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{685BABBB-3A1D-426A-9F8C-E67C7A697669}\InprocServer32\\CodeBase

A way to remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 is a program offered by the software company Microsoft Corporation. Some people choose to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because removing this by hand takes some skill related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK practice to uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2". If it is installed on your PC the Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 application will be found automatically. After you click Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 in the list of apps, the following data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2.
Uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2

8. After uninstalling Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 by Microsoft Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 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.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 01:00:26.080