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RegistryKey.OpenBaseKey Method

Opens a new RegistryKey that represents the requested key on the local machine with the specified view.

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

[ComVisibleAttribute(false)]
public static RegistryKey OpenBaseKey(
	RegistryHive hKey,
	RegistryView view
)

Parameters

hKey
Type: Microsoft.Win32.RegistryHive
The HKEY to open.
view
Type: Microsoft.Win32.RegistryView
The registry view to use.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Win32.RegistryKey
The requested registry key.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

hKey or view is invalid.

UnauthorizedAccessException

The user does not have the necessary registry rights.

SecurityException

The user does not have the permissions required to perform this action.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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