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UserAppDataRegistry Property

Application.UserAppDataRegistry Property

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

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

public static RegistryKey UserAppDataRegistry { get; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.Win32.RegistryKey
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:

CurrentUser\Software\CompanyName\ProductName\ProductVersion

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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