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When trying to perform RegSaveKey()
the function returns error saying

"A required privilege is not held by the client."

How do I give right privilage to my process. Doing it from user manager didn't help.

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Question by:Yulia
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by:Pacman
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to which group do you want to write ?
(full path)
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by:Yulia
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I want to backup some branch inside
HKEY_CURRENT_USER, I succeeded opening
it.
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by:Yulia
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I want to backup some branch inside
HKEY_CURRENT_USER, I succeeded opening
it.
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by:Pacman
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how do you write the key?
Could you post the code please?
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by:Yulia
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There is a key in my registry,
under HKEY_CURRENT_USER,
I put it in lpSubKey.

LONG error = RegOpenKeyEx(                          hKey,                           lpSubKey,                                 0,                                      KEY_ALL_ACCESS,                         &phkResult
       );
                        
LPCSTR f = "back.reg";
LONG error2 = RegSaveKey(      
            hKey, "back.reg", NULL);
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by:Yulia
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The file back.reg is being created but
it's empty
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by:Pacman
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how do you write the key?
Could you post the code please?
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by:Pacman
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oops, sorry i did hit reload ...
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by:Pacman
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Yulia,

in my SDK doc i read that you need a special privileg if you are on Windows NT. Are you using Windows NT ?
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by:Yulia
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Yes, I know, what I don't know is
how to attach to a process this special privilage.
I use Windows NT
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by:Pacman
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Yulia,

there is a KB article about this. This should solve your problem.
Article ID: Q128731

If you dont have msdn I could post you the article if you want.
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or view it on the online kb of the microsofties:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q128/7/31.asp?LNG=ENG&SA=ALLKB&FR=0

regards Pacman
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by:KAbbott
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This should help you there's plenty of help here:

http://www.codeguru.com/system/registry_ult.shtml

Try it !!!!!
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