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Opening a Registry and deleting a key in it

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From VB, How do I open a Registry and simultaneously delete a windows key in that. Is there any API or Function which I can use(Like Shell command to Prompt DOS).All the processes should happen in the background without user knowing it.
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manchula earned 40 total points
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You can use either API or VB functions to manipulate the Registry.

See the section Managing Application Settings in MSDN-VB.

GetSetting function Retrieves registry settings.
SaveSetting statement Saves or creates registry settings.
GetAllSettings function Returns an array containing multiple registry settings.
DeleteSetting statement Deletes registry settings.
{DeleteSetting(appname, section, key)}


You can also refer to this page "Add and delete keys anywhere in the registry without API" - http://www.planet-source-code.com/vb/scripts/ShowCode.asp?lngWId=1&txtCodeId=4192


Or, Registry Enable Your Apps:
http://www.planet-source-code.com/vb/scripts/ShowCode.asp?lngWId=1&txtCodeId=7097

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Thanx Manchula for ur answer
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