eventviewer.CHM - Repair Issues and Download

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing eventviewer.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 eventviewer.CHM file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

eventviewer.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 eventviewer.CHM related errors on your device. You can also download eventviewer.CHM file compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename eventviewer.CHM
File extension CHM
Type Compiled HTML Help
Description Compiled HTML Help
Program Windows 8
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 8
MIME type application/x-chm
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to eventviewer.CHM file. eventviewer.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 eventviewer.CHM file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to eventviewer.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 eventviewer.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.

eventviewer.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 eventviewer.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 eventviewer.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 eventviewer.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 eventviewer.CHM file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the eventviewer.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 eventviewer.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 eventviewer.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 eventviewer.CHM file

The last solution is to manually download and replace eventviewer.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 eventviewer.CHM file.

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

  • Windows 8: C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\

If the steps did not solve your eventviewer.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 eventviewer.CHM
System Windows 8
File size 24885 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 7e789538eb7d400efb8c456db333bac2
SHA1 0685efdcc6c937616d3be5908bdc3a91453821d4
SHA256 d4cd826aa80a69e0df84d2b73a9bd26058b0d5a3b731e64b75ec5d4345378a4f
CRC32 3e6c9b0f
Example file location C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
Filename eventviewer.CHM
System Windows 7
File size 74963 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 269e48de059090e224e62e0062abb88a
SHA1 19d37d18386b279652e395513c37eac239e561a9
SHA256 44c712411a24e5882d9eaa316710498814cd6f5c69a0cec8c95c9a1c8dbfbdd6
CRC32 378397a6
Example file location C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
Filename eventviewer.CHM
System Windows Vista
File size 76029 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 890f073bc9b400609eac76dfe5ad5830
SHA1 9bccc81dd128aceb20bd6ee7c78849233d00aa5c
SHA256 5998c5dd592a7b8591a47e67d276a2ed88930a3d77aba0e893481c8129f70533
CRC32 14727e5d
Example file location C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\