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BUILD FAILED: Could not find path to HTML 1.x help compiler

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Oct 7, 2008 at 7:02 PM

I keep getting this message on my build server even though the help compiler is installed to my C:\Program Files\HTML Help Workshop directory.  I uninstalled it then re-installed and still I keep getting this message.  My server is running Windows 2003.

Note that when I installed this and ran it on my Windows XP machine it worked just fine.

Anyone have any suggestions as to what I can do to fix this problem?

Oct 7, 2008 at 7:27 PM
It may be permission related.  Is the folder accessible to the process running the build?  If all else fails, you can specify the path to the help compiler using the HtmlHelp1xCompilerPath project property.  If a value is already specified there and it's wrong, that would also cause the problem.

Oct 7, 2008 at 9:11 PM
Thanks for your help, I specified HtmlHelp1xCompilerPath in the project and it compiled for me.