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HTML Help Workshop - hhw.exe won't run
Hello all,

I've created a bottle for Microsoft's HTML Help Workshop software, but the executable "hhw.exe" won't run. When I double-click its launcher, the application simply closes down after a couple of seconds and nothing is displayed.

I've enabled logging and after analysing the log file I can see the following entry:
0028:err:module:import_dll Library MFC40.DLL (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\HTML Help Workshop\\hhw.exe") not found

How can I get this DLL and install it into my bottle? Or is this error indicative of some other problem?

The version of OS and software that I'm using:
- Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.5
- CrossOver 16.1.0.30199
- HTML Help Workshop 1.32

Any advice/suggestions would be most appreciated.

Cheers,
Ron.
Hello all,

The missing library file MFC40.DLL was indeed the problem. I downloaded the library from DLL-Files.com and copied it into "C:\Windows\System32" in my HTML Help bottle.

Now, when I launch "hhw.exe", the program works fine and the GUI is displayed.

Cheers,
Ron.

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