Rick Strahl's Web Log Wind, waves, code and everything in between... The format is not a problem - it's Microsoft's unwillingness to update or fix it for the last 10 years. The .CHM file for AvalonEdit failed in exactly this way, and your wonderful article fixed the problem immediately. Yoli January 04, 2011 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet Woohoo!!! this contact form
It turned out to be "mappeddriveletter:\path;"; the suggested "\\youservername\path;" and "\\ip.add.re.ss\path;" did not work for me. –MKaama Jul 26 at 16:41 add a comment| protected by nhinkle♦ Apr 25 '11 at Is there an actual army in 1984? current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Then they will always work. 3. https://www.helpscribble.com/chmnetwork.html
The restriction of being able to view a HTML Help file is implemented via a zone-model. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the LadyE February 22, 2009 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet Well, it is indeed a security feature and Microsoft gives a solution in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896054This definitely If you look at the URL of a help topic you see something like this: mk:@MSITStore:C:\wwapps\wwIPStuff\wwipstuff.chm::/indexpage.htm which points at a special Microsoft Url Moniker that in turn points the CHM
The security zone can be extended for all help files (Ref: KB 896054, Method #2) or for only a certain set of help files (Ref: KB 896054, Method #1). more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed and of course it doesn't cancel the navigation on network shares. :)* share|improve this answer edited Aug 11 '11 at 18:33 Gaff 12.5k113855 answered Nov 26 '09 at 16:00 Molly7244 Urlallowlist Although the URL looks weird this still equates to a call to the local computer zone, the same as if you had navigated to a local file in IE which by
Timmons Nov 26 '09 at 11:23 @Chris: Name has only standard letters [a-zA-Z]. –Lukas Cenovsky Nov 26 '09 at 14:06 1 @bguiz Can belong to stackoverflow.com too - Solution: Save the following three lines of a registry script code to a file named for instance ChmIntranetOn.reg (extension should be .reg): REGEDIT4 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\HTMLHelp\1.x\ItssRestrictions] "MaxAllowedZone"=dword:00000002 Double click the file and allow But it's not - it's merely a Windows security 'feature' that tries to be overly helpful in protecting you. navigate here Looks like a broken help file, right?
Consider making a small donation to show your support. Maxallowedzone Windows 7 There is a walkthrough @ http://bitjitsu.com/archives/24 Zied February 15, 2010 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet Thanks a Loat for this valuable post. andrew websdale January 03, 2009 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet I've had this happen to me occasionally - thanks for clearing it up. Nice Thanks for the timely help.
Thanks a million!!! --Yoli :0) Ulf Elfving February 08, 2012 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet Hi!This tip really helped out.I also think that you However, I think since this was a trusted (https) site, the 'tainted' bit wasn't set in the first place.Also, there was no Security dialog at the bottom of my file's prop Chm File Not Displaying Content Windows 7 When I try to open from some other USER login/PC.The screen throws me the below error./*****************************************************************/ Action canceled Internet Explorer was unable to link to the Web page you requested. Itssrestrictions Do I have to enable something in XP to view CHM files that are on a network? 3 answers Last reply Jul 12, 2005 More about opening files network AnonymousJul 11,
I found the program quite a while ago when I was looking for a decent help file viewer and I've been using it ever since. http://clearduplicatefiles.com/chm-file/chm-file-not-working-network.html About HelpScribble Buy HelpScribble Now! How do unlimited vacation days work? Key: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\HTMLHelp\1.x\ItssRestrictions Value: URLAllowList="\\networkpath\helpfolder"; Obviously change the path and directory name to suit. Maxallowedzone
Hot Network Questions Why is the 'You talking to me' speech from the movie 'Taxi Driver' so famous? EVEN USING THE CHM file on my SYSTEM, in few case I was not able to view the images in the HTML document. See e.g. http://clearduplicatefiles.com/chm-file/chm-not-working-over-network.html I have tested my problem on my home peer-to-peer network; as server is used PC XPhome, as Desktop I used PC with XP, Vista or Win7.
Copying the program to local drive is not a solution for me. Unblock Chm Alan Bourke May 14, 2015 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet You can also use the PowerShell 'unblock-File' commandlet at the prompt, which is useful Source: KB 896054, which has a handy table of which MaxAllowedZone settings enable which zones (higher numbers are more permissive).
Siva September 23, 2012 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet Great!!! Get the answer AnonymousJul 12, 2005, 2:29 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.work_remotely (More info?)That's a good one to remember... ---Jeffrey Randow (Windows Networking MVP)[email protected]://www.networkblog.net (My Networking Blog)http://www.remotenetworktechnology.com (Support Site)On 11 Jul asked 2 years ago viewed 322 times active 2 years ago Upcoming Events 2016 Community Moderator Election ends in 10 days Related 7List all topics from a CHM file2Cannot use Cltr-F Hhrestrictions Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).
Addendum: If after the original script has been applied the problem persists, one should change script in this way (dword:00000003 instead of dword:00000002) and then reapply it: REGEDIT4 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\HTMLHelp\1.x\ItssRestrictions] "MaxAllowedZone"=dword:00000003 Solution Thank you very much for posting this! William Holt May 11, 2010 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet I know that you posted this some time ago, but the advice is still http://clearduplicatefiles.com/chm-file/chm-not-working-network-share.html I wrote a short post about it - linked with name, above.cheers Bjorn March 29, 2009 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet Hi, Just wanted
If this solution does not work for you, please see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896358 for alternatives. Do I need a transit visa to travel through Beijing to Melbourne? For example, you could try saving the following>text to a file called "MaxAllowedZone.reg" and then running this on>your machine.>>REGEDIT4>>[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\HTMLHelp\1.x\ItssRestrictions]>>"MaxAllowedZone"=dword:00000001 >>Pete Ask a new question Read More Microsoft Windows XP Related Resources Drayton February 23, 2009 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet Microsoft in its infinite wisedom does not allow help files (.CHM) that reside on a
The security changes are deployed via the critical security update MS05-026 (KB896358). Swapnil September 21, 2010 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet Well, another "Work around" is - Add the file to ZIP, and open by double AnonymousJul 11, 2005, 8:33 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.work_remotely (More info?)Keith,> I have a CHM file that I can open it if I copy it locally to my machine, but> it Now if only I could fix this on a locked down office machine.
Ubaid ur Rehman Baig January 11, 2010 # re: Problems with opening CHM Help files from Network or Internet Thanks a lot!!!