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Error: "The MSDN collection does not exist. Please reinstall MSDN" when accessing help in eVT 3.0CESD-D-0005
When you attempt to access the eVT 3.0 help system from either eVB 3.0 or eVC 3.0 using the help menu or the F1 keyboard shortcut you receive the following error message
The MSDN collection does not exist. Please reinstall MSDN.
WARNING: If you use a Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to hard reset your Handheld PC back to its factory installed configuration. Edit your Windows CE registry at your own risk.
Please be aware that you may also need to run repair installations on Visual Studio 6, Windows CE Toolkits for Visual C++, Windows CE Toolkits for Visual Basic, Windows CE Toolkit 5.0 for J++, embedded Visual C++ 4.0 (RTM, SP1, SP2, SP3, SP4) and Platform Builder to effectively repair the Windows registry.
With thanks to Robert D. Allendoerfer and tsdave for working with us on this article.