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Problem with dymanic help in VS C# .Net 2003

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I've just installed Visual C# .Net 2003 Standard onto my PC. The operating
system is XP professional. I've also loaded the MSDN libraries and
downloaded the latest from Microsoft: Oct. 2003 (at least I think that's the

However, whenever I start visual Studio the dynamic help can not find the
server for any of the help entries.

For example it looks in the following but keeps coming up with server not


I tried pointing the default path in options to my local drive but that
didn't work either.

I also have a problem when I try to run the update from Help -> Check for
updates. The message that comes up keeps saying:

"Visual Studio .Net 2003 setup encountered errors while attempting to
download required files. Check your Web browser
configuration setttings and your connection hardware, and then try again."

However, I have no problems connecting to the internet as I am using a cable
modem. This is the only program having this problem.

Any suggestions?


Jul 21 '05 #1
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