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Retrieve Path of an exe  in registry.

Posted on 2002-06-26
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I need to find out as how to read path of the an .EXE
which is invoked when i create an OLE object which is in that .exe.
This exe path is stored in the resgistry and attached to a CLSID but somehow i am able to retrieve it.

Thanks in advance.
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Question by:kashif063098
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geobul earned 300 total points
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Hi,

Try this one:

uses Registry;

function GetInprocServer32(const clsid: string): string;
begin
  result := '';
  with TRegistry.Create do begin
   try
    RootKey := HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT; { HKEY_CURRENT_USER by default }
    if OpenKey('CLSID\'+clsid+'\InprocServer32', false) then begin
      result := (ReadString(''));
      CloseKey;
    end;
   finally
    Free;
   end;
  end;
end;

// Usage:

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  ShowMessage(ExtractFilePath(GetInprocServer32('{08229782-89C8-4028-BB74-75BB58EF1488}')));
end;

Regards, Geo
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