Fix apps_sp.chm Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing apps_sp.chm files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent apps_sp.chm file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

apps_sp.chm file Compiled HTML Help. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of apps_sp.chm related errors on your device. You can also download apps_sp.chm file compatible with Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename apps_sp.chm
File extension CHM
Type Compiled HTML Help
Description Compiled HTML Help
Software
Program Windows XP
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version XP
Details
MIME type application/x-chm
Language cod English (U.S.)
apps_sp.chm

There are various types of errors related to apps_sp.chm file. apps_sp.chm file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to apps_sp.chm file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • apps_sp.chm is corrupted
  • apps_sp.chm cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - apps_sp.chm
  • apps_sp.chm file error
  • apps_sp.chm file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register apps_sp.chm file:
  • apps_sp.chm file could not be loaded
  • apps_sp.chm file doesn't exist

apps_sp.chm

Error

Application could not be started because apps_sp.chm file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to apps_sp.chm can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing apps_sp.chm file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

apps_sp.chm file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with apps_sp.chm file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to apps_sp.chm file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of apps_sp.chm or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to apps_sp.chm file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the apps_sp.chm file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the apps_sp.chm file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the apps_sp.chm file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace apps_sp.chm file

The last solution is to manually download and replace apps_sp.chm file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded apps_sp.chm file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of apps_sp.chm file example directory paths.

  • Windows XP: C:\WINDOWS\Help\

If the steps did not solve your apps_sp.chm file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename apps_sp.chm
System Windows XP
File size 306716 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 a0ee6dfa0fbb251ba909fb48082d4503
SHA1 ff164e85c49d2678e90d8f8766a417c14975d439
SHA256 fd27ffad19488c8d8d2b9e6c1e8a9a064e262ab6eda62c7f28375d38b9954e87
CRC32 4dbadc6d
Example file location C:\WINDOWS\Help\