Warning - Unable to locate the Help file Generator

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

The ArcView setup routine returns this message:

"Warning - Unable to locate the Help file Generator"

ArcView starts without a problem, but the help system will not initialize.


A missing, outdated, or corrupt winhlp32.exe file.

Solution or Workaround

Make sure the winhlp32.exe file resides on you machine. If it does, try replacing it with a copy from another machine.

Article ID:000003859

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