RegistryPermission Constructor (RegistryPermissionAccess, String)


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Initializes a new instance of the RegistryPermission class with the specified access to the specified registry variables.

Namespace:   System.Security.Permissions
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public RegistryPermission(
	RegistryPermissionAccess access,
	string pathList


Type: System.Security.Permissions.RegistryPermissionAccess

One of the RegistryPermissionAccess values.

Type: System.String

A list of registry variables (semicolon-separated) to which access is granted.

Exception Condition

The access parameter is not a valid value of RegistryPermissionAccess.


The pathList parameter is not a valid string.

This constructor allows only one of the RegistryPermissionAccess values to be specified. This access applies to all listed registry variables. Use AddPathList to define more complicated permissions.

The following code example shows the use of the RegistryPermission(RegistryPermissionAccess, String) constructor.

RegistryPermission readPerm1;
Console.WriteLine("Creating RegistryPermission with AllAccess rights for 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\HARDWARE\\DESCRIPTION\\System\\CentralProcessor\\0'");
readPerm1 = new RegistryPermission(RegistryPermissionAccess.AllAccess, "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\HARDWARE\\DESCRIPTION\\System\\CentralProcessor\\0");

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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