?
Solved

Backuping the Registry in NT

Posted on 2000-02-21
4
Medium Priority
?
195 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
I am trying to save a Registry's KEY using the command  RegSaveKey().
I get an error message "The specified module could not be found" and an empty file is created.
Has anybody an answer to this problem?
I am administrator on my computer, working with NT4

Thank
0
Comment
Question by:Pablo_K
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:ufolk123
ID: 2545203
Check the validity of key you are passing to RegSaveKey()using RegQueryValue() API. May be the Key value is not correct.

0
 

Author Comment

by:Pablo_K
ID: 2545222
The KEY was open correctly.
May be there is a problem of rights?
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
cclain earned 200 total points
ID: 2545733
In order to perform this operation, you need a specific user right:
'Back up files and directories'
If not, your file will be created but you will not be allowed to retrieve information
0
 

Author Comment

by:Pablo_K
ID: 2554770
I am Administartor on my computer, as I see in UserManager , as admionistartor I have the right 'Back up files and directories', but I think really that the problem is arround this.
If I open Regedit I success to make backup to the Registry, may be this can give you some hints

Thank you
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Article by: SunnyDark
This article's goal is to present you with an easy to use XML wrapper for C++ and also present some interesting techniques that you might use with MS C++. The reason I built this class is to ease the pain of using XML files with C++, since there is…
In days of old, returning something by value from a function in C++ was necessarily avoided because it would, invariably, involve one or even two copies of the object being created and potentially costly calls to a copy-constructor and destructor. A…
The viewer will learn how to user default arguments when defining functions. This method of defining functions will be contrasted with the non-default-argument of defining functions.
The viewer will be introduced to the technique of using vectors in C++. The video will cover how to define a vector, store values in the vector and retrieve data from the values stored in the vector.
Suggested Courses

765 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question