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Read All Reg. Values into an array?

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Hi,

The thing I'm looking for, is a command that is able to scan a Registry key a map it's Values / it's datas. Is there such a UDF or do you know if a similar thread is already discussed? I tried to look for it but I failed :)

Well, Currently It's late night at me so all the things I say is just Theory and I can't test it, so I'm sorry if I say sg. wrong.

As I think I could solve it by using RegEnumVal and RegEnumKey, but this way I can't be sure that I mapped all the values. If no other idea / solution exist, my one is this:

Loop the instances of the RegEnumVal, so it will return all the keys. The datas can be read by using simple regread, but my only problem is that I can't know the maximum value of the "instance".

Thats quite a noob solution, that's why I'm asking for a better one :) I hope you can give me a better one :)

[ Well I can loop it 200 times if it's really needed... It just looks weird that it "bruteforces" the registry :) ]

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Edited by Unc3nZureD

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You can use RegEnumKey and RegEnumVal without having to know the maximum number of entries in the list. Here's a simple demonstration of what I mean.

For $i = 30 To 110
     Local $var = RegEnumKey("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARE", $i)
     If @error <> 0 Then
          ConsoleWrite("Error encountered: when $i = " & $i & @CRLF)
          ExitLoop
     EndIf
     ConsoleWrite("SubKey #" & $i & " under HKLMSoftware: " & $var & @CRLF)
Next

NOTE: This was taken from the help file example script for RegEnumKey and modified slightly.

BTW, you'd have to create a recursive/iterative registry search routine so that you are sure you're getting all the subkeys and their values. It would be similar to the numerous recursive FileListToArray functions floating around here.


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At night I was thinking and I had a very similar idea :)

This one:

$i = 0

While 1
   $i = $i + 1
   $reg = RegEnumVal("HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun", $i)
   If @error <> 0 Then ExitLoop
   MsgBox(0,"",$reg & " " & @error)
WEnd

MsgBox(0,"","END")

Anyways thanks!

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Hi Unc3nZureD try this

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Try this, using the Country List as an example.

#include <Array.au3>

Dim $regKey = "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionTelephonyCountry List"

Global $arKeys = _EnumRegKeys2Array($regKey)

_ArrayDisplay($arKeys)

;~ For $i = 1 To _EnumRegKeys2Array($regKey)
;~     ConsoleWrite($i & @CRLF)
;~ Next

Func _EnumRegKeys2Array($sRegKey)
    Local Const $REG_NONE = 0
    Local Const $REG_SZ = 1
    Local Const $REG_EXPAND_SZ = 2
    Local Const $REG_BINARY = 3
    Local Const $REG_DWORD = 4
    Local Const $REG_DWORD_BIG_ENDIAN = 5
    Local Const $REG_LINK = 6
    Local Const $REG_MULTI_SZ = 7
    Local Const $REG_RESOURCE_LIST = 8
    Local Const $REG_FULL_RESOURCE_DESCRIPTOR = 9
    Local Const $REG_RESOURCE_REQUIREMENTS_LIST = 10
    Local Const $REG_QWORD = 11 ; Vista

    Local $aResult[1][3], $aResult_sub, $i, $y
    Local $sRegKey_Name, $sRegKey_Value, $sRegKey_Type

    If StringRight($sRegKey, 1) <> "" Then $sRegKey = $sRegKey & ""
    $aResult[0][0] = "0"

    $i = 1
    While 1
        $sRegKey_Name = RegEnumVal($sRegKey, $i)
        If @error Then ExitLoop
        ReDim $aResult[UBound($aResult) + 1][3]
        $aResult[UBound($aResult) - 1][0] = $sRegKey & $sRegKey_Name
        $sRegKey_Value = RegRead($sRegKey, $sRegKey_Name)
        $sRegKey_Type = @extended

        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_NONE Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_NONE"
        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_SZ Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_SZ"
        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_EXPAND_SZ Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_EXPAND_SZ"
        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_BINARY Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_BINARY"
        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_DWORD Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_DWORD"
        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_DWORD_BIG_ENDIAN Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_DWORD_BIG_ENDIAN"
        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_LINK Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_LINK"
        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_MULTI_SZ Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_MULTI_SZ"
        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_RESOURCE_LIST Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_RESOURCE_LIST"
        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_FULL_RESOURCE_DESCRIPTOR Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_FULL_RESOURCE_DESCRIPTOR"
        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_RESOURCE_REQUIREMENTS_LIST Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_RESOURCE_REQUIREMENTS_LIST"
        If $sRegKey_Type = $REG_QWORD Then $sRegKey_Type = "REG_QWORD" ; Vista

        $aResult[UBound($aResult) - 1][1] = $sRegKey_Value
        $aResult[UBound($aResult) - 1][2] = $sRegKey_Type
        $i += 1
    WEnd

    $i = 1
    While 1
        $sRegKey_Name = RegEnumKey($sRegKey, $i)
        If @error Then ExitLoop
        $aResult_sub = _EnumRegKeys2Array($sRegKey & $sRegKey_Name)
        If UBound($aResult_sub) > 1 Then
            For $y = 1 To UBound($aResult_sub) - 1
                ReDim $aResult[UBound($aResult) + 1][3]
                $aResult[UBound($aResult) - 1][0] = $aResult_sub[$y][0]
                $aResult[UBound($aResult) - 1][1] = $aResult_sub[$y][1]
                $aResult[UBound($aResult) - 1][2] = $aResult_sub[$y][2]
            Next
        EndIf
        $i += 1
    WEnd

    $aResult[0][0] = UBound($aResult) - 1
    Return $aResult

EndFunc   ;==>_EnumRegKeys2Array

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