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Hi, is this the right way to use RegWrite func on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows

$HKEY_CURRENT_USER = 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER64'
If @OSArch = 'X86' Then $HKEY_CURRENT_USER = 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER'
RegWrite($HKEY_CURRENT_USER & '\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run', 'Obd2Diag', 'REG_SZ', 'app')

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The Run subkey in HKEY_CURRENT_USER seems to be a shared key. So you can just use HKEY_CURRENT_USER for both architectures.

See this MSDN article about Registry Keys and WOW64 : https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa384253%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

Edited by jguinch

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Thanks a lot, i really appreciate your help, ... i just ask because Autoit Help file says 

 

For registry interaction, use HKCR64 or HKLM64 to bypass the redirection mechanism see Registry Functions documentation.

 

 

When running on 64-bit Windows if you want to write a key or value specific to the 64-bit environment you have to suffix the HK... with 64 i.e. HKLM64.

 

As you said no need to change anything here  :thumbsup:

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun

 

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