How to Repair Clientserver.mshc (Free Download)

Last Updated: 02/04/2020
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Clientserver.mshc uses the MSHC file extension, which is more specifically known as a Microsoft Help Container file. It is classified as a ZIP (Microsoft Help Container) file, created for Windows 10 by Microsoft.

Clientserver.mshc was initially released with Windows 8 on 08/01/2012 for the Windows 8 Operating System. The latest file version for Windows 10 is v10 released on 07/29/2015. Clientserver.mshc is included with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, and Windows 8.

This article discusses complete file details, MSHC file troubleshooting instructions for problems with clientserver.mshc, and a comprehensive set of free downloads for every file version that has been catalogued by our team.

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File Overview

General Information
File Name: clientserver.mshc
File Extension: MSHC file extension
File Type: Windows Help
Description: Microsoft Help Container
MIME Type: application/zip
User Popularity Rating:
Developer and Software Information
Software Program: Windows 10
Developer: Microsoft
Software: Windows
Software Version: 10
File Details
Zip Compressed Size: 4878
Zip Compression: Deflated
Zip CRC: 0xbc956e15
Zip File Name: Topics\0add4344-7b1d-4e23-94cf-5334dbd8dee2.html
Zip Modify Date: 2016:11:04 21:54:22
Zip Required Version: 20
Zip Uncompressed Size: 15647

What are clientserver.mshc Error Messages?

General clientserver.mshc Runtime Errors

Clientserver.mshc file errors often occur during the startup phase of Windows, but can also occur while the program is running. These types MSHC errors are also known as “runtime errors” because they occur while Windows is running. Here are some of the most common clientserver.mshc runtime errors:

Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library

Runtime Error!

Program: C:\Windows\Help\Windows\ContentStore\en-US\clientserver.mshc

This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.
Please contact the application's support team for more information.

Most MSHC errors are due to missing or corrupt files. Your clientserver.mshc file could be missing due to accidental deletion, uninstalled as a shared file of another program (shared with Windows), or deleted by a malware infection. Furthermore, clientserver.mshc file corruption could be caused from a power outage when loading Windows, system crash while loading or saving clientserver.mshc, bad sectors on your storage media (usually your primary hard drive), or malware infection. Thus, it’s critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

How to Fix clientserver.mshc Errors in 3 Steps (Time to complete: ~5-15 minutes)

If you're encountering one of the error messages above, follow these troubleshooting steps to resolve your clientserver.mshc issue. These troubleshooting steps are listed in the recommended order of execution.

Step 1: Restore your PC back to the latest restore point, "snapshot", or backup image before error occurred.

To begin System Restore (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. When you see the search box, type "System Restore" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click System Restore.
  4. Please enter the administrator password (if applicable / prompted).
  5. Follow the steps in the System Restore Wizard to choose a relevant restore point.
  6. Restore your computer to that backup image.

If the Step 1 fails to resolve the clientserver.mshc error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: Run SFC (System File Checker) to restore the corrupt or missing clientserver.mshc file.

System File Checker is a utility included with every Windows version that allows you scan and restore corrupted system files. Use the SFC tool to fix missing or corrupt clientserver.mshc files (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "cmd" but DO NOT PRESS "ENTER".
  3. Press and hold "CTRL-Shift" on your keyboard while pressing "ENTER".
  4. You'll be prompted with a permission dialog box.
  5. In the box, click "YES".
  6. You should have a black screen with a blinking cursor.
  7. In that black screen, type "sfc /scannow" and hit "ENTER".
  8. SFC will begin scanning for clientserver.mshc issues and any other system file problems.
  9. Follow any on-screen commands to complete the process.

Please be aware that this scan might take a while, so please be patient while it is working.

If this Step 2 fails as well, please proceed to the Step 3 below.

sfc /scannow

Step 3: Perform a Windows Update.

When the first two steps haven't solved your issue, it might be a good idea to run Windows Update. Many clientserver.mshc error messages that are encountered can be contributed to an outdated Windows Operating System. To run Windows Update, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Update" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the Windows Update dialog box, click "Check for Updates" (or similar button depending on your Windows version)
  4. If updates are available for download, click "Install Updates".
  5. After the update is completed, restart your PC.

If Windows Update failed to resolve the clientserver.mshc error message, please proceed to next step. Please note that this final step is recommended for advanced PC users only.

If Those Steps Fail: Download and Replace Your clientserver.mshc File (Caution: Advanced)

If none of the previous three troubleshooting steps have resolved your issue, you can try a more aggressive approach (Note: Not recommended for amateur PC users) by downloading and replacing your appropriate clientserver.mshc file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free clientserver.mshc files for every applicable version of Windows. Please follow the steps below to download and properly replace you file:

  1. Locate your Windows operating system version in the list of below "Download clientserver.mshc Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy the file into the appropriate directory for your Windows version:

  4. Windows 10: C:\Windows\Help\Windows\ContentStore\en-US\
    Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\Help\Windows\ContentStore\en-GB\
    Windows 8: C:\Windows\Help\Windows\ContentStore\en-US\
  5. Restart your computer.

If this final step has failed and you're still encountering the error, you're only remaining option is to do a clean installation of Windows 10.

GEEK TIP : We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve clientserver.mshc problems. To avoid data loss, you must be sure that you have backed-up all of your important documents, pictures, software installers, and other personal data before beginning the process. If you are not currently backing up your data, you need to do so immediately.

Download clientserver.mshc Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)

CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying clientserver.mshc to your appropriate Windows system directory. Microsoft typically does not release Windows MSHC files for download because they are bundled together inside of a software installer. The installer's task is to ensure that all correct verifications have been made before installing and placing clientserver.mshc and all other MSHC files for Windows. An incorrectly installed MSHC file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

Windows 10
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