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Description of 020.INF file?

020.INF file is available for Windows Vista/7/8/10, Software including Microsoft Office, Photo shop, Adobe Flash Player etc. could contain the file under corresponding directory. Its MD5 (Message Digest 5) and SHA1 (Secure Hash Algorithm 1) is relatively simple.

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What are hlp file? / hlp file introduction / hlp file description

Microsoft designed $filename to put it in its Windows operating system for the installation of software and drivers. Common programs like Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Flash Player and Web browsers always have such a file in their root directory. Those files are not the same but are quite similar to each other, and there is no such a “latest version”. Each of them can be opened with Notepad, then you can see its contents.

For common computer users, what its MD5 or SHA1 is doesn’t really matter, unless they are programmers or an IT worker. If you come across any problem of it, just follow our tutorials here to solve it.

Possible error messages

Since 020.INF is directly related to the Windows operating system, if it is accidentally deleted or got corrupted due to some malware or virus, the normal performance of your PC would be negatively influenced, and annoying error messages will keep showing up and disturbing your work or entertainment.

For example, when you’re working with Microsoft Word, a pop-up says “Sorry, the component required by this action does not exist”; when you’re surfing the Internet with your browser, an error messages says “Can’t find the WinHelp file.”

Or when you’re trying to access Windows Help for instructions to solve troublesome situation, it tells you “The Windows Help has malfunctioned due to corrupted registry entries”. Considering .hlp files are not quite commonly-seen, not like file formats including img, doc, rmvb, txt and pdf, so in major cases, many users have no idea how to solve the issue.

The following tutorials are the basic professional and safe operations on Windows. They will help you get rid of the awkward situation, you can feel free to try them one by one. As you can see we put the “Re-install your system” option last, because it takes much more time than others do. If for some reason the procedures failed to deliver the desired effects, you can choose to use our recommended tool in the bottom of this page.

Now let’s make our move to fix the error!

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Specific Solutions of fixing 020.INF error

Cleanup and repair damaged Windows registry

Delete the corrupted and redundant registry keys and repair those needed for system’s normal running. Firstly you need to access the Windows Registry Editor:

Windows 7 user: Start > enter “regedit”

Windows 8 user: Charms bar on the right side > enter “regedit”

And if you want to do the repair, you can download a new related registry file and double-click it to re-write the registry information into the system, or download a repair tool.

Scan and remove possible malware or virus infection

Viruses may be cleaned out by your antivirus software, but when it comes to malware, you may not able to count on it. Try to uninstall it with regular means (Control panel > Uninstall a program > default uninstall wizard > delete the registry entries), or use a tool to forcibly and safely remove it.

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Perform a disk defragmentation

Windows 7 user: Start > enter “disk defragmenter”

Windows 8 user: Charms bar on the right side > enter “disk defragmenter”

Using Disk Cleanup to remove up system junk files

Windows 7 user: Start > All programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup

Windows 8 user: This PC > Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Administrative Tools > Disk Cleanup

Restore system to previous status by using Windows build-in system restore tool.

Windows 7 user: Start > All programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore

Windows 8 user: This PC > Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Recovery > Open System Restore

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