Read Technet / MSDN documentation offline / CHM format ?

Want to read your Technet / MSDN documentation offline / CHM format ? Then you can try this it worked for me 🙂   Source : 


Home Page: PackageThis on CodePlex Click download (above) to get version 1.3.4 which now supports .mshc (VS 2010 help) and fixes many bugs. Thanks especially to Malcolm Dickson (MS Help team) who began the .mshc work. Also thanks Paul O’Rear (MS Help team) for some cool ideas on improving the utility. See the CodePlex patch area for source code if required.

  • Version 1.3.4 – Fixes image links.


PackageThis is a CodePlex open source project and comes with source code. It allows you to download MSDNTechnet Library content and package to a Chm, HxS or .MSHC. See home page for details. Very cool since MSDN is too big for MS to make all content available. With PackageThis! you can build your own custom offline help packages and integrate into VS Help, or view standalone.


Helpware (in particular Rob Chandler) is not the sole author of this program. It is a joint CodePlex project, the brain child of Erik Larsen [Microsoft].  I’m just one of several authors contributing now to the project. I’ve added it to VS Gallery in the hope that more users will discover this fantastic utility.


If you see bugs please report via CodePlex.

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