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What is hxds.dll?

Part of Microsoft ® Help 2.5 by Microsoft

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How is hxds.dll loaded?

PROTOCOLS handler - hxds.dll is typically associtated with identifier name of ms-help with and identifier of {314111c7-a502-11d2-bbca-00c04f8ec294}. Asynchronous pluggable protocols such as a Protocol Handlers enables applications to create pluggable protocol handlers that work with Microsoft Internet Explorer.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the hxds.dll file.Of the 0.4% of hxds.dll users, 14.3% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\help\hxds.dll

Are there other versions of Microsoft ® Help 2.5?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: hxds.dll
Name: Microsoft ® Help 2.5
Description: Microsoft® Help Data Services Module
Version: 2.05.50727.42 (RTM.050727-4200)
Product version: 2.05.50727.42
Size: 846 KB
Original file name: HXDS.DLL

PROTOCOLS handler details

Name: ms-help
Command: {314111c7-a502-11d2-bbca-00c04f8ec294}

Image hashes

MD5: b44f2f93c3e33679f1fe1e1f5db9083f
SHA-1: 1d3be6b0f7b470ab3a829df754f8ab8a00ab02e9
SHA-256: 4aef20ebed31ceed7e48825980280fd7e1d05d2aaee8d1479c83540b05350099

PE image details

File packed: No
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