Provides properties and methods for manipulating the registry.
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
|ClassesRoot||Returns a RegistryKey type which provides access to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.|
|CurrentConfig||Returns a RegistryKey type which provides access to HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG.|
|CurrentUser||Returns a RegistryKey type which provides access to HKEY_CURRENT_USER.|
|DynData||Obsolete. Returns a RegistryKey type, which provides access to HKEY_DYNDATA.|
|LocalMachine||Returns a RegistryKey type, which provides access to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.|
|PerformanceData||Returns a RegistryKey type, which provides access to HKEY_PERFORMANCE_DATA.|
|Users||Returns a RegistryKey type, which provides access to HKEY_USERS.|
|Equals(Object)||Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|Finalize||Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetHashCode||Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetValue||Gets a value from a registry key.|
|MemberwiseClone||Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|SetValue(String, String, Object)||Writes a value to a registry key.|
|SetValue(String, String, Object, RegistryValueKind)||Writes a value to a registry key.|
|ToString||Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
To use these properties, you must have Read and Write permission from the RegistryPermissionAccess enumeration. Any code running with full trust (under the default security policy, this is any code installed on the user's local hard drive) has the necessary permissions to access the registry. For more information, see the RegistryPermission class.
The following table lists examples of tasks involving the My.Computer.Registry object.
Create a registry key and set its value
Delete a registry key
Read data from the registry
The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: Resources. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.
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)
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