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Writing Registry using C#

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13 Dec 2011CPOL
Writing Registry using C#

This C# code snippet writes a key to 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.


C#
using Microsoft.Win32;
...

RegistryKey masterKey = Registry.LocalMachine.CreateSubKey
   ("SOFTWARE\\Test\\Preferences");
if (masterKey == null)
{
   Console.WriteLine ("Null Masterkey!");
}
else
{
   try
   {
      masterKey.SetValue ("MyKey", "MyValue");
   }
   catch (Exception ex)
   {
      Console.WriteLine (ex.Message);
   }
   finally
   { 
      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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