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System.Argument Exception = while deleting registry key

Hi

I'm trying to delete 1 registry key. It is giving me exception as
System.Argument Exception: Cannot delete a subkey tree because the
subkey does not exist.

For deleting subkey, how to provide the key name?

For e.g.

1) "SOFTWARE\Micro soft\Windows\Cu rrentVersion\Un install" + "\\" +
subKeyName

Here "subKeyName " implies the software that is to be deleted.

OR

2) only subKeyName

OR

3)
"HKEY_LOCAL_MAC HINE\\SOFTWARE\ \Microsoft\\Win dows\\CurrentVe rsion\\Uninstal l"
+ "\\" + subKeyName

Any help / clue will be very much helpful.
Thanks in advance.

Regards
Asawari

Dec 8 '05 #1
3 3257
I guess - you want to delete 1 key & you are using "DeleteSubKeyTr ee"
Try using "DeleteSubK ey" instead

HTH
Kalpesh

Dec 8 '05 #2
No.
i'm using DeleteSubKey method only.

Inspite of using this method, it's giving this exception.

Regards
Asawari

Dec 8 '05 #3
If the key does not have further keys under it (in left pane)
Registry.LocalM achine.DeleteSu bKey(@"SOFTWARE \Microsoft\Wind ows\CurrentVers ion\Uninstall\B lah");

Use DeleteSubKeyTre e, if it has further keys under it (as in
sub-folders)

HTH
Kalpesh

Dec 8 '05 #4

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