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RemoveRegistry Table

The RemoveRegistry table contains the registry information the application needs to delete from the system registry.

The RemoveRegistry table has the following columns.

ColumnTypeKeyNullable
RemoveRegistry Identifier YN
Root Integer NN
Key RegPath NN
Name Formatted NY
Component_ Identifier NN

 

Columns

RemoveRegistry

The key for this table.

Root

The predefined root key for the registry value.

ConstantHexadecimalDecimalRoot key
(none)- 0x001-1HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Installer sets this key while doing a per-user installation.

(none)-0x001-1HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

Installer sets this key while doing an all-users installation with ALLUSERS set to 1.

msidbRegistryRootClassesRoot0x0000HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

The installer removes the value from the HKCU\Software\Classes hive during installations in the per-user and per-machine installation context.

msidbRegistryRootCurrentUser0x0011HKEY_CURRENT_USER
msidbRegistryRootLocalMachine0x0022HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
msidbRegistryRootUsers0x0033HKEY_USERS

 

Key

The localizable key for the registry value.

Name

The localizable registry value name.

The following string in the Name column has special significance.

StringMeaning
"-"The key is to be deleted, if present, with all of its values and subkeys, when the component is installed.

 

Note that the Registry table should be used to create or remove a registry key when the component is removed.

Component_

External key into the first column of the Component table referencing the component that controls the deletion of the registry value.

Remarks

The registry information is deleted from the system registry when the corresponding component has been selected to be installed locally or run from source.

This table is referred to when the RemoveRegistryValues action is executed.

Validation

ICE03
ICE06
ICE32
ICE46
ICE69

 

 

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