Thanks John, but this should not be relevant as I am trying to bring up the
windows help and not a help file for a program.
Remove NOSPAM for personal reply
"John Barnes" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917607
> "nicholas" <niknik1971NOSPAM@btinternet.com> wrote in message
>>I have posted this question before and I got no helpful replies so I
>>thought I would have another go and see if anyone could help me out with
>> If I press F1 the windows help pops up and tries to download the help
>> file from the internet. It tries and fails.
>> I get an error saying that "Internet Explorer could not open this
>> internet site. The requested site is either unavailable or cannot be
>> found. Please try again later."
>> I am running windows vista RC2 , build 5744
>> I am connected by a 8 meg always on broadband connection via modem
>> I am using Norton anti virus version 10.2.0.224
>> I am using the firewall that comes with windows
>> I am at a loss.
>> Any help or information would grateful accepted.
>> P.S is there anywhere I could download them from somewhere else
>> Remove NOSPAM for personal reply