tcpip.CHM - How to Fix? Download Now

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

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

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

File info

General information
Filename tcpip.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 tcpip.CHM file. tcpip.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 tcpip.CHM file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to tcpip.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 tcpip.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of tcpip.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\
  • Windows XP: C:\WINDOWS\Help\

If the steps did not solve your tcpip.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 tcpip.CHM
System Windows 8
File size 26663 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 007823e6d53b8a48e0846606c21edc13
SHA1 2cbdad91fe73c59923fad367ce570be4e1e30b14
SHA256 a2efe04e5e6aba77e2ba35cb5c9fff49e1ab3a53e28448de2d2abbaf4157f6a2
CRC32 bf9ea22d
Example file location C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
Filename tcpip.CHM
System Windows 7
File size 30960 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 69af1a43e6b11203f274900fe4db2839
SHA1 d3b7e885a49be15362bb89868f01f6c0c1725219
SHA256 bad7c24669c0cb60696408326766e077d57776309575ef06353bb18b048dddf3
CRC32 8b0a5e80
Example file location C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
Filename tcpip.CHM
System Windows Vista
File size 30980 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 c1c11159f1f731e4a5a6229305661e89
SHA1 c2e10ca5d796a7e123119423a463c7e461bc0c87
SHA256 cf95636b1b3fbf4ff9e43e9bbeb1fcaed5013f6b85c3e3b0f2835304fa845308
CRC32 38df110c
Example file location C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
Filename tcpip.CHM
System Windows XP
File size 50586 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 24fc18a9ed0aa561c5f5dc295f9aa9f2
SHA1 04dfccea40e571710f15c2a15da3d270c5925bcf
SHA256 03267937bc86f101786ca94dbb223d73bc69b44c44e7f93a394f476848d0570b
CRC32 1f865365
Example file location C:\WINDOWS\Help\