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Working with WIndows Registry

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I am trying to write to the registry and the objects that are suppose to be
handling this function are not working. Here is what is happening.

I am issuing the following commands:
RegistryKey reg;
reg = Registry.CurrentUser.CreateSubKey("Software\\SofTe k

reg = Registry.CurrentUser.OpenSubKey("Software\\mykey\\ mysubkey\\Settings",

reg.SetValue("DBPath", "c:\\temp");

when I execute these lines, the function does write to the registry,
however, it does not write to HKEY_Current_User. Its writing to HKEY_USER.
There are no entries at all in CurrentUser like the command suggests that
its writing to.

Can anyone help me with this as its been a real pain. I do this sort of
thing in Delphi everyday and have never had any problems. Can C# not work
with the registry? NOTE: I've also tried writing to other keys such as
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE but it doesn't write to the registry at all when I use

Its not an authorization issue as I'm currently logged in as ADMINISTRATOR
while running these tests...



Jul 21 '05 #1
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