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While accessing registry from my system....I am getting error like Registry access is not Allowed..........

RegistryKey.OpenRemoteBaseKey(RegistryHive.LocalMachine, "192.168.1.5").OpenSubKey("SOFTWARE").OpenSubKey("Microsoft").OpenSubKey("Windows").OpenSubKey("CurrentVersion").OpenSubKey("Installer").OpenSubKey("UserData").OpenSubKey("S-1-5-18").OpenSubKey("Products").GetSubKeyNames()

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Updated 22-Mar-10 20:27pm
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I guess that means you don't have permission from your server to access the registry on this machine on your network.
 
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Such error occurs because the account accessing the registry does not have the correct user rights.

By default, the user token of the ASP.NET worker process is ASPNET (or NetworkService for applications that run on Internet Information Services [IIS]).

You are trying to access remote system registry key. Try impersonation in your web.config file, where the user used has full access on that remote system.
In general, In a workgroup environment, the account your code runs under must exist on all the machines you want to connect to AND all those accounts must have the same password
 
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