File System and the Registry (C# Programming Guide)
Updated: July 20, 2015
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The following topics show how to use C# and the .NET Framework to perform various basic operations on files, folders, and the Registry.
|How to: Iterate Through a Directory Tree||Shows how to manually iterate through a directory tree.|
|How to: Get Information About Files, Folders, and Drives||Shows how to retrieve information such as creation times and size, about files, folders and drives.|
|How to: Create a File or Folder||Shows how to create a new file or folder.|
|How to: Copy, Delete, and Move Files and Folders (C# Programming Guide)||Shows how to copy, delete and move files and folders.|
|How to: Provide a Progress Dialog Box for File Operations||Shows how to display a standard Windows progress dialog for certain file operations.|
|How to: Write to a Text File||Shows how to write to a text file.|
|How to: Read From a Text File||Shows how to read from a text file.|
|How to: Read a Text File One Line at a Time||Shows how to retrieve text from a file one line at a time.|
|How to: Create a Key In the Registry||Shows how to write a key to the system registry.|