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How to use (add, read, change, delete) registry keys with vb.net

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework
Find this tutorial on Dot Net SourceReason of this project:This is the next part of the previous tutorial. We'll learn here how to add, change, read, delete registry keys and values using vb.net.I included a sample that contains all those functionality.Project details:1- How to add a registry key/value2- How to read a registry value3- How to delete a key or a value4- Changing a value or a key5- Hints to use registry with VB.net6- The registry reader (VB.net)1- How to add a registry key/valueOne thing that I think I forget to notice. A folder in the registry is name "key" and the elements in this key are named "values".There's a description of each value type in the 5th tutorialNow we'll see how to add a key or a value.Probably you have thought where we'll put it and whether it's a key or a value.So we have 2 things to notice.Visual Basic will automatically show you the hives (they are stored in).You'll have only to choose the needed one.To do that paste the following line. My.Computer.Registry.CurrentUser.CreateSubKey("TestKey")This line will create a key in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER hive and will be named "testkey"Now let's move on to see how to set a value.For the value we'll need three things: Value path, Value name and value value. We can also precise the value type if not Visual Basic will try to assign the value type depending o

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