Maya 5.0 help.
  The following must be done, once, to set up use of the Maya 5.0
  documentation on client workstations. The documentation is located
  on one central server but can be made available on client workstations.
  1. Start Maya 5.0.
  2. Select "Window > Settings/Preferences > Preferences".
  3. Select "Misc".
  3a. change the "Help Location" selection to "Remote"
  3b. change the "Help Location" URL value to:
  4. Select the "Save" button at the bottom of the Preferences dialog.