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regqueryvalueex (coredll)
 

coredll is for smart devices, not desktop Windows. Therefore, this information only applies to code using the .NET Compact Framework. To see if information for regqueryvalueex in other DLLs exists, click on Find References to the right.

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Summary
Retrieves the type and data for a specified name associated with an open registry key.

C# Signature:

[DllImport("coredll.dll", SetLastError=true)]
static extern int RegQueryValueEx( UIntPtr hkey, String lpValueName, IntPtr lpReserved, ref KeyType lpType, StringBuilder lpData, ref uint lpcbData );

VB Signature:

Declare Function RegQueryValueEx Lib "coredll.dll" (TODO) As TODO

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We pass a StringBuilder for lpData to deal with null-terminated strings that normally come back from this operation.

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