Application.UserAppDataRegistry Property

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

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

Public Shared ReadOnly Property UserAppDataRegistry As RegistryKey
Dim value As RegistryKey

value = Application.UserAppDataRegistry

/** @property */
public static RegistryKey get_UserAppDataRegistry ()

public static function get UserAppDataRegistry () : RegistryKey

Not applicable.

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 Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0