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How to search in registery

Hi, i am writing a program to basically search and copy files from one loaction to another just to start.  I want to be able to Look in KKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE....and find the data path for a program.  From that path i want to look into the path and look for another file.  How do i do that?

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reshmi726
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reshmi726Author Commented:
By the way im writing the code in VB
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vinnyd79Commented:
Does the program you need the path to have a file extension associated with it?
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reshmi726Author Commented:
I dont need a file extension now, i just have to search for the path of a particular software, and then once i get that i need to do another search within the path for a particular .txt file.

for example in a computer i need to know where financialsoft is located.  Is it in d:\finance or c:/financial or etc...
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