Notice that when the Registry listing for the handheld PC is expanded, there are only three root keys: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, HKEY_CURRENT_USER, and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
All the examples in this article will deal with adding, querying, and modifying keys and values under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
Opposed to a lot of samples I found on the web, this one should work as is, and should be fairly extendable- say if you wanted to check for specific errors, or provide confirmation boxes indicating existing registry key values and what it will change to before you run it, and so forth.
If you’re like me, and asked a bunch of incredulous questions such as ‘why do you want to do this?
The Remote Registry Viewer behaves in a fashion similar to its desktop counterpart, Reg Edit.
Let's use it to take a look a closer look at the structure and content of the CE Registry.
However, Windows CE will not allow you to delete an entry that it stored in ROM.
This guide looks briefly at the Windows CE registry and some simple customisation tweaks for beginners. What happens if I remove a vital registry entry It is only recommended that advanced users edit the system registry.
Use the Reg Query Value Ex function to read a specified value from the registry.
Reg Query Value Ex returns the type and contents of a value.
Apparently there was a buggy Office add-in that we rolled out that constantly keeps getting ‘disabled’ when it crashes.
When it’s disabled, there’s a specific key that flips from 3 to 2, and in order to re-enable it for ‘testing purposes’ they wanted to distribute an exe file users could double click from their desktop.
Similarly, you can use Reg Query Info Key to receive data about a specified key.