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wosteen

I'm trying to get a list of all user keys under HKEY_USERS. I tried this and it didn't work:

$i = 0
$x = ""
$count = 0
While 1
$i = $i + 1
$x = RegEnumKey("HKEY_USERS", $i)
If @error <> 0 Then ExitLoop
MsgBox(0,"Diag","SubKey #" & $i & " under HKEY_USERS: ", $x)
WEnd

It actually increments properly but $x is empty on each iteration. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong?

Thanks!

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BrewManNH

Are you sure $x is empty? Because you're using $x in the timeout parameter of the msgbox, it's not going to display anything.

I get this on my machine with your code.

$x = .DEFAULT

$x = S-1-5-19

$x = S-1-5-20

$x = S-1-5-21-729355473-1286879909-800860556-118049

$x = S-1-5-21-729355473-1286879909-800860556-118049_Classes

$x = S-1-5-18

Edited by BrewManNH

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wosteen

Nevermind! I found it. I copied the basic code from the AutoIt help file, and there was a comma in the msgbox line instead of an ampersand.

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BrewManNH

You're right there is, guess that needs to be reported. :)


If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
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I hereby grant any person the right to use any code I post, that I am the original author of, on the autoitscript.com forums, unless I've specifically stated otherwise in the code or the thread post. If you do use my code all I ask, as a courtesy, is to make note of where you got it from.

Back up and restore Windows user files _Array.au3 - Modified array functions that include support for 2D arrays.  -  ColorChooser - An add-on for SciTE that pops up a color dialog so you can select and paste a color code into a script.  -  Customizable Splashscreen GUI w/Progress Bar - Create a custom "splash screen" GUI with a progress bar and custom label.  -  _FileGetProperty - Retrieve the properties of a file  -  SciTE Toolbar - A toolbar demo for use with the SciTE editor  -  GUIRegisterMsg demo - Demo script to show how to use the Windows messages to interact with controls and your GUI.  -   Latin Square password generator

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mikell

MsgBox(4096, "SubKey #" & $i & " under HKLM\Software: ", $var)
seems to me a correct syntax :)

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BrewManNH

MsgBox(4096, "SubKey #" & $i & " under HKLM\Software: ", $var)
seems to me a correct syntax :)

Look closely at his example script, and what you wrote. It got me too, he added in the "Diag" part for the title, whereas the example from the help file doesn't have that.

If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
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guinness

For future referencing, the example now looks like this...

#include <Constants.au3>

Local $sSubKey = ""
For $i = 1 To 10
    $sSubKey = RegEnumKey("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE", $i)
    If Not (@error = 0) Then ExitLoop
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "SubKey #" & $i & " under HKLM\SOFTWARE: ", $sSubKey)
Next

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