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How to uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 from your computer

This page is about Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It is written by Microsoft Corporation. Further information on Microsoft Corporation can be seen here. Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2 directory, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2's complete uninstall command line is msiexec.exe /X{BFC7ED5C-03D7-366C-A768-CFF97F0A4170}. The program's main executable file is titled HlpViewer.exe and its approximative size is 579.66 KB (593576 bytes).

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 contains of the executables below. They occupy 733.34 KB (750936 bytes) on disk.

  • HlpCtntMgr.exe (153.67 KB)
  • HlpViewer.exe (579.66 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 2.2.24720 of Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2. For more Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 versions please click below: to view all...
When planning to uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2:
  • 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
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\en\HlpViewer.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\en\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\en\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.Runtime.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\HlpCtntMgr.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\HlpViewer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\Microsoft.mshtml.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Help.Runtime.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.2\wordBreakerRules.dat

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft Help Viewer|v1.0|en|HelpLibManager.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft Help Viewer|v1.0|en|Microsoft.Help.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft Help Viewer|v1.0|HelpLibAgent.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft Help Viewer|v1.0|HelpLibManager.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft Help Viewer|v1.0|Microsoft.Help.dll
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A62ADACF2765DD13FBE0AB67CE9F0BD2
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C5DE7CFB7D30C6637A86FC9FF7A01407
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A62ADACF2765DD13FBE0AB67CE9F0BD2\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C5DE7CFB7D30C6637A86FC9FF7A01407\ProductName

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

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 is an application offered by Microsoft Corporation. Sometimes, computer users choose to uninstall this application. This is hard because performing this by hand requires some know-how related to PCs. One of the best SIMPLE action to uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

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


  • visit Download Link
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  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools 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. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2". If it exists on your system the Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 application will be found very quickly. After you click Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 in the list of applications, the following data about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2.
Uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2

8. After removing Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 by Microsoft Corporation from your PC, nor are we saying that Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon 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 20:42:05.500