Which registry hive for software configuration settings?
Posted on 2011-02-28
Can anyone point me to a definitive article or two that details which registry hive I should be writing configuration settings for my .NET software to? I want a regular user to be able to make configuration changes without have to log in as an administrator. This is more of an issue under Win 7; under XP we used to write everything to HKLM\Software, but this is not working under Win 7. And what's the difference between the hive I would use for a client program versus what I would use for a service? Thanks!