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winmaster 02-08-2014 03:48 AM

Read a part of the registry
Hello everyone,

I have searched a lot today but I can't find anything in help. I want to build an app that will provide information from one part of the registry.

So what I mean? I mean that when I open the app I want to see all of the information from example HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE --> Software --> Microsoft --> Windows --> CurrentVersion.

Is there any way to do that? I can't find anywhere. Thanks for the help in advance.

PlausiblyDamp 02-08-2014 08:31 AM

The following snippet might get you started

        Dim regKey As RegistryKey

        regKey = Registry.LocalMachine.OpenSubKey("Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion")

        For Each x In regKey.GetSubKeyNames

        Debug.WriteLine("***Value names***")
        For Each x In regKey.GetValueNames

winmaster 02-11-2014 01:32 PM

Okay, that was very helpful. But I have two more questions:
1. Is there a way to show only one registry line and 2. how to display this information

PlausiblyDamp 02-11-2014 05:33 PM

The above code was just to give an idea of how you could access the registry, to answer your questions though...

1. Yes, don't loop over the lines use the properties / methods of the RegistryKey variable to access the value you are after.

2. Depends on where you want to display it really.

winmaster 02-15-2014 02:38 AM

Okay, I'll try some things. Anyway - thanks for the help :)

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