This opens Task Manager. Page 1 of 3 123 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 15 of 31 Thread: [RESOLVED] Windows Problem - helpctr.exe virus? Repair Guide To fix this error you need to follow the steps below: Step 1: Download The Error Repair Tool Step 2: Click the "Scan" button Step 3: Finally, click 'Fix'. Tags: Windows XP | Tutorials | Errors | Troubleshooting Like this:Like Loading... http://nyfreewifi.com/cannot-find/cannot-find-helpctr.html
first off, i know u ran a virus scan, but did u run ad-aware and spybot to check for malware??? An incomplete installation, an incomplete uninstall, improper deletion of applications or hardware. Removed those. After this i went through and 1) checked and cleaned registry 2) cleared all temp files 3) ran checkdisk I rebooted and after windows loaded up i immediately got this popup
The most common symptom you will see is frequent system freezes. Reply With Quote May 19th, 2008,09:28 AM #12 G4mingEvolution View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Member Join Date Jul 2002 Location New Jersey Posts 287 I just had the machine Application popup: HelpCtr.exe - Application Error : The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000142). This can be in the form of a technical description and/or a numeric error number.
Wednesday, October 01, 2008 1:35:00 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Blog Archive ► 2008 (12) ► October (1) ► September (4) ► Do you get the issue on your computer and cannot find a way to fix it? When i swapped out nic's and a video card last week i took a look over the board front and back and didnt notice anything. Screenshot of The Error Message: "Helpctr.exe" Error Manual Removal Guides: 1.
For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp. Process = helpctr.exe, ive noticed it sometimes loads other help and support related exe's as well such as helpsvc.exe, winhlp32.exe and helphost.exe. For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/555472 How to Fix "Registry Failure of Operating System.
The files ARE present yet it says they arent and wont copy. Your cache administrator is webmaster. They were still occuring so i ruled out the issue being something remotely controlled. Just yesterday I removed that version though and installed windows Office 07 on the machine.
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=45840. https://chaoseternal.wordpress.com/2006/05/05/fixing-windows-xp-helpctrexe-error/ The Automated (Novice) User Solution: 1) Download this (Cannot Find Helpctr.exe) repair utility. 2) Install the program and click the Scan button. 3) Press the Fix/Repair button after the scan is Helpctr.exe Application Error Windows Xp Solution The file you are looking for is actually in your screenshot in the middle of the bottom row. . 01-20-2009, 03:39 PM #19 omarT Registered Member Join Date: Helpctr.exe Keeps Opening To fix this problem, start the service named " Help and Support:" - Every time i click x or ok it respawns again and keeps cascading across my desktop.
Apr7 Published by Andrew Gonzalez, last updated on April 7, 2014 5:03 am | Fake Alert Removal Guide Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. http://nyfreewifi.com/cannot-find/cannot-find-window-dll.html Try running this fix: http://dougknox.com/xp/scripts_desc/fixwinxphelp.htm Reply With Quote May 19th, 2008,02:53 AM #11 G4mingEvolution View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Member Join Date Jul 2002 Location New Jersey Posts 287 i made a search in C partition and i could find the file installed. I have followed the steps very strictly . Multiple Helpctr.exe In Task Manager
I'll probably be returning to read more, thanks for the info! Every time I turn on the computer, there is beeping sound. Reply With Quote May 18th, 2008,11:17 PM #7 G4mingEvolution View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Member Join Date Jul 2002 Location New Jersey Posts 287 Its not the machine in have a peek here Click on OK to terminate the application.
Cannot Find Helpctr.exe errors can be caused by misconfigured system files in your computers Windows operating system. All i can find when searching is related to past issues that SP1 took care of. Whenever i start my computer i get loads of errors connected to HelpCtr.exe…I've searched a lot and some people say to remove it, but it regenerates itself…some people say it's a
Reply With Quote May 18th, 2008,12:18 AM #4 G4mingEvolution View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Member Join Date Jul 2002 Location New Jersey Posts 287 Ran at least 4 other I have to click it over 20-60 times before it will stop. try zonealarm, it will tell u what program is attempting to launch without permission. Since the machine is still running (trying to push it as hard as possible to see if the problems occur again) i still havent tried alternate usb ports or swapped out
One was as security patch and the next was the windows malicious file remover update. I was wrong. Another box pops up displaying "Help and support error - Windows cannot open help and support becuase a system service is not running. Check This Out I would like to note that i'm using a french version of win xp. 01-20-2009, 03:53 AM #12 Dunedin TSF Team Emeritus Microsoft Visitng Expert Join Date:
I run process and port monitoring software on all machines and so far ive not noticed anything out of the ordinary. Enabling Help and Support doesnt fix the issue, and the Help and Support service isnt something required for normal machine operation. (I always leave it disabled). Nice blog, guys. Start Regedit, by going Start > Run and typing "regedit" without quotes Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\HELPCTR.EXE If the key doesn't exist, right click and create the key : "HELPCTR.EXE" (sans quotes)
Thanks a lot.Finally solved it...This problem made me sick and what they have told in Microsoft support site was of no help... Click on OK to terminate the application. I finally switched keyboards. when i clic on it it gives the same message. 01-18-2009, 03:13 PM #8 Dunedin TSF Team Emeritus Microsoft Visitng Expert Join Date: Jul 2007 Location: Over
Repeated the process a few more times to make sure it wasnt lucky timing with w/e is causing it. YooCare Spotlight Virus Removal Service Problems with your computer or mobile device?Live Chat with Experts Now Copyright © 2016 YooCare.com, All Rights Reserved. When i right click on pchealth folder, there is no install option but open- explore- search... 01-20-2009, 12:59 PM #14 Dunedin TSF Team Emeritus Microsoft Visitng Expert I'm not a computer wiz.
This article will also help you troubleshoot common error messages related to Cannot Find Helpctr.exe error code that you may encounter. Categories Boredom Considerations Fun & Comedy Mutterings Poetry & Prose Rants & Raves The Web Tutorials & How To's Uncategorized Archives May 2006 Recent Comments lyndsayrichardson3 on Fixing Windows XP HELPCTR.exe…How I took a look at the fix you linked and just applied it, *crossing fingers* now. Created some partitions..
This has helped me address a couple of problems earlier and I thought of giving back something too.I just came across a solution to this problem which I got resolved. This is a discussion on how can i recover 'helpctr.exe' file? Find out and delete the corrupted registry. 6. Ignore the warning message 7.Press the Apply button and then the OK button Look if you can see "inf" now . 01-20-2009, 11:55 AM #13 omarT Registered Member
Note: Manual removal is a skillful and risky job, if any mistakes are made in the process, you may damage your computer immediately. Please try the request again. Click on OK to terminate the application. When this is happening if i happen to click the desktop i get this error (same as before) HELPCTR.EXE Windows cannot find "helpctr.exe".
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