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RegistryKey.GetAccessControl Method

Returns the access control security for the current registry key.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Win32
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Public Function GetAccessControl As RegistrySecurity

Return Value

Type: System.Security.AccessControl.RegistrySecurity
An object that describes the access control permissions on the registry key represented by the current RegistryKey.

ExceptionCondition
SecurityException

The user does not have the necessary permissions.

ObjectDisposedException

The RegistryKey being manipulated is closed (closed keys cannot be accessed).

InvalidOperationException

The current key has been deleted.

This method overload is equivalent to calling the GetAccessControl(AccessControlSections) method overload with the bitwise combination of the following flags: AccessControlSections.Access, AccessControlSections.Owner, and AccessControlSections.Group. You can use that overload to search for other permissions.

The user must have RegistryRights.ReadPermissions rights to call this method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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