I, too, asked about the same problem with the help files you did back in
November 08, at which time I was told it was a known issue, and was
expected to be fixed in the next release.
For the moment I use the following work-around: I have the help files
(which are in html) installed at a known point on my system, and I have
my web browser set to open them as a file on the local machine. When I
run into an issue which necessitates my consulting the helpd files, I
open the help files in my browser.
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