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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: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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