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Dampe

I'm attempting to read from the registry like this

#include <String.au3>
$email = RegRead ("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MSNMessenger\PerPassportSettings", "DefaultMemberName")
$string = _HexToString ($email)
MsgBox (0, "Email", $string)

When I run this, I am only getting the first letter of the real value back.

Please help =]

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martin

I'm attempting to read from the registry like this

#include <String.au3>
$email = RegRead ("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MSNMessenger\PerPassportSettings", "DefaultMemberName")
$string = _HexToString ($email)
MsgBox (0, "Email", $string)

When I run this, I am only getting the first letter of the real value back.

Please help =]

I know nothing about MSNMessenger but are you sure the email address is stored in hex? What is the value of $email after RegRead?

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Dampe

I am 100% sure it is stored in hex, because when I manually look at it through RegEdit I can see it.

$email after reg read = "73007400660075006F007200640064006F00730040006D0073006E002E0063006F006D000000"

(please don't post my email publicly if you view it :D)

$string after _HexToString = "s"


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Jos

It uses Unicode notation so you could just remove the hex 00 from the string when you don't use unicode characters like:

#include <String.au3>
$email = RegRead("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MSNMessenger\PerPassportSettings", "DefaultMemberName")
$email = StringReplace($email,"00","")
$string = _HexToString($email)
MsgBox(0, "Email", $string)

Else you will have to copy and modify the _HexToString() UDF to cope with UDF characters.


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Dampe

Brilliant, work's like a charm.

Thankyou.


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