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RegistryOptions Enumeration

Specifies options to use when creating a registry key.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

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

[FlagsAttribute]
public enum RegistryOptions

Member nameDescription
NoneA non-volatile key. This is the default.
VolatileA volatile key. The information is stored in memory and is not preserved when the corresponding registry hive is unloaded.

You can create a registry key that is available only in memory and that will not be persisted when the computer is restarted. This is known as a volatile key. You can specify that you want to create a volatile or non-volatile key by using the RegistryKey.CreateSubKey method overloads that take an options parameter.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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