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Basic Registry manipulation in VB.NET     
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This article describes how you can use the windows registry in your .net programs using the Microsoft.Win32 namespace. The windows registry is a place for storing application data provided by the Windows operating system. Microsoft Windows uses it to store information relating to the operating system and many more. You can also use the registry to store your application specific information in the registry. In Microsoft .NET Framework the namespace Microsoft.Win32 provides classes for interactin...

Accessing the Registry with Visual Basic .NET     
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When programming in Visual Basic® .NET, you can choose to access the registry via either the functions provided by Visual Basic .NET or the registry classes of the .NET Framework. While the Visual Basic functions prove sufficient in most cases, some situations may require using the .NET Framework. The registry hosts information from the operating system as well as information from applications hosted on the machine. Working with the registry may compromise security. Therefore, you must closely s...

Working with Windows Registry using VB.NET     
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Developers have always found the windows registry to be a suitable place for storing application specific information and configuration settings. Traditionally, the registry has been used for storing configuration information like database connection strings, profiles etc. The popularity of the registry can be attributed to the fact that registry access is faster than file access and also because it is a very secure system-wide data repository. Moreover, configuration files like INI files had th...

Accessing the Registry with Visual Basic .NET     
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When programming in Visual Basic® .NET, you can choose to access the registry via either the functions provided by Visual Basic .NET or the registry classes of the .NET Framework. While the Visual Basic functions prove sufficient in most cases, some situations may require using the .NET Framework. The registry hosts information from the operating system as well as information from applications hosted on the machine. Working with the registry may compromise security. Therefore, you must closely s...

Getting ODBC data Sources names from the Registry     
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This article provides information on how we can get ODBC data sources information from the registry.This VB.Net windows application GUI looks as...

Accessing the Registry with VB6 and VB.NET     
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Storing and retrieving information from the Windows Registry will play a major part in any programmer's life. You can store small bits of information, such as recently used files, form sizes and location, and user preferences—to name just a few—in the Windows Registry. My aim with this article is to explain the major differences between the way Visual Basic 6 and Visual Basic .NET utilise the Windows Registry....

The Windows Registry     
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If you've ever been to a Toy's R Us store (or most major department stores), you've probably seen the baby, gift, or wedding registry programs that they offer, where the parents/children take a scanning device around the store and select products that they want/need for the upcoming event. Once all the items are registered in the system, anybody that wants to purchase an item on the list can go to the store and have it printed out for them. The registry contains items broken down by aisle (1A, 4...

Accessing the Registry with Visual Basic .NET  Version: 0.00     Price: $0.00  
Total Hits: 39  |  Today: 0Author: Cat Francis      Rating:  
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This article describes how to access the registry using the Visual Basic .NET built-in functions, DeleteSetting, GetAllSettings, GetSetting and SaveSetting, as well as using the Registry and RegistryKey classes of the common language runtime. It detailsthe required permissions, explains when to use the Registry Editor, and shows you how to read from and write to the registry programmatically....

Registry Fever With Visual Basic  Version: 0.00     Price: $0.00  
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The Windows registry is the central database of any Windows PC. In this article Neville explains the registry, and shows us how to access it using both Visual Basic's functions and the Windows API.I can quite confidently predict that most of you are aware of what the registry is on a Windows PC. We could call it a central database, which stores all software and hardware related settings on your PC. The registry was introduced during the Windows 3.1 days but wasn't extensively used back then. How...

Mining the Registry for Structures  Version: 0.00     Price: $0.00  
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Classic VB has always offered a couple of really crude wrappers for reading and writing to the Windows registry. They were hobbled from the beginning by being restricted to a single subkey under the CurrentUser (HKCU) hive. So most folks have found or written wrappers to read and write string and dword keys. But many of the published ones don't offer nice, easy, binary operations, so I thought I'd share the method I use....

How To Program For Windows Registry  Version: 0.00     Price: $0.00  
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The Registry is split into a number of logical sections better known as hives. A registry hive is a group of keys, subkeys, and values. While programming for our applications we need to store application specific data. That is usually goes in ‘software’ subtree of HKEY_CURRENT_USER hive or HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software. The supporting files for this hive goes in ‘%SystemRoot%\Profiles\Username’ folder. While the supporting files for all other hives goes in %SystemRoot%\System32\Config folder....



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