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Registry Fever With Visual Basic


The Windows registry is the central database of any Windows PC. In this article Neville explains the registry, and shows us how to access it using both Visual Basic's functions and the Windows API.

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By: Neville Mehta
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December 20, 2002
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · Registry Fever With Visual Basic
  2. · Why The Registry?
  3. · The DeleteSetting Function
  4. · Using the Windows API To Access the Registry
  5. · Conclusion

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Registry Fever With Visual Basic - Conclusion
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The registry is an indispensable part of the Windows architecture. Most of the programs are so dependent on the registry that if by accident you delete or edit an important entry, your programs may function abnormally. I advise you to take necessary backup before you start playing around with your registry.

Well, that's all for this article. I hope that you've learnt a thing or two about the Windows registry. 
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