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Application.UserAppDataRegistry Property

Gets the registry key for the application data of a user.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public static RegistryKey UserAppDataRegistry { get; }
/** @property */
public static RegistryKey get_UserAppDataRegistry ()

public static function get UserAppDataRegistry () : RegistryKey

Property Value

A RegistryKey representing the registry key for the application data specific to the user.

If the key does not exist, it is created in the following format:


Data stored in this key is part of user profile that is enabled for roaming. A roaming user works on more than one computer in a network. The user profile for a roaming user is kept on a server on the network and is loaded onto a system when the user logs on. For a user profile to be considered for roaming, the operating system must support roaming profiles and it must be enabled.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0