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Application.CommonAppDataRegistry Property

Gets the registry key for the application data that is shared among all users.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public static RegistryKey CommonAppDataRegistry { get; }
/** @property */
public static RegistryKey get_CommonAppDataRegistry ()

public static function get CommonAppDataRegistry () : RegistryKey

Property Value

A RegistryKey representing the registry key of the application data that is shared among all users.

If the key does not exist, it is created in the following format:


Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0