RegistryOptions Enumeration

RegistryOptions Enumeration

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Specifies options to use when creating a registry key.

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

public enum RegistryOptions

Member nameDescription

A non-volatile key. This is the default.


A 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
Available since 4.0
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