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Read Registry using C#

, 5 Dec 2011
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How to read a key from the Windows Registry.

This C# code snippet reads a key from the Windows Registry.

Warning: Do not play with the Registry. If you do not know what you are doing, you can cause any number of costly problems. Use this code at your own risk.
using Microsoft.Win32;
...
 
RegistryKey masterKey = Registry.LocalMachine.CreateSubKey(
            "SOFTWARE\\Test\\Preferences");
if (masterKey == null)
{
    Console.WriteLine ("Null Masterkey!");
}
else
{
    Console.WriteLine ("MyKey = {0}", masterKey.GetValue ("MyKey"));
}
masterKey.Close();

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Denno.Secqtinstien
Technical Lead Erls Corporation
India India
I am Dinesh kumar Choudhary by Name, a software Designer and Developer by Work, a Indian Hindu by Religion, Co-Founder of DSFoundation located at http://dsfoundation.wordpress.com by profession, a Loving husband and a Caring Father by Relation.
 
I have a blog Website at http://dennosecqtinstien.wordpress.com. DSFoundation is the Autonomous body to serve for the management of Local shops located at New Delhi, India. Now a days DSFoundation and its subsidiaries are managed by Erls Corporation, an Another initiative by me and my colleagues, in which i am the another CO-Founder of the Organization. Erls Corporation can be located at http:erlsindia.co.in
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