PINTLGNT.CHM - Repair Issues and Download

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

PINTLGNT.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 PINTLGNT.CHM related errors on your device. You can also download PINTLGNT.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
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 PINTLGNT.CHM file. PINTLGNT.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 PINTLGNT.CHM file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to PINTLGNT.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 PINTLGNT.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 8: C:\Windows\IME\IMESC\HELP\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\IME\IMESC5\HELP\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\IME\IMESC5\HELP\

If the steps did not solve your PINTLGNT.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

System Windows 8
File size 1906704 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 3e7fb7b20816d25cfe57a3f15100f1a9
SHA1 b50983227945e4f61d2493ff79e427d0f984b199
SHA256 ae5dd988ee8f1072038394f873b43baf08d2fc9f874f1a2e3c4d25264569c18f
CRC32 73c71476
Example file location C:\Windows\IME\IMESC\HELP\
System Windows 7
File size 478855 bytes
Date 2009-06-10
File details
MD5 fae713092198091a6e8a97c2d12b451b
SHA1 39520595b7a68f09523844f5400c9945cf2c8eaa
SHA256 6dfbfdebf704ab0a78ed4d982a8ed099ff7875549ce1416e02268879bab0948a
CRC32 663a8d6c
Example file location C:\Windows\IME\IMESC5\HELP\
System Windows Vista
File size 515452 bytes
Date 2006-09-18
File details
MD5 f872e59b2a6c93bc1da241a26897b547
SHA1 b5a089d4e9d8eb0fd55d38e3bc14cf4b5498fcae
SHA256 f0c3ffebbf9daf61ec1ae29a0fb2b9f6ca26329178adc7e74363699514a8ecaa
CRC32 c0341eda
Example file location C:\Windows\IME\IMESC5\HELP\