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Windows® CE 3.0 Application Programming by Marshall Brain, Nick Grattan

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Accessing the Registry

The registry is used for storing application settings and preferences, together with device and other system settings. The registry is organized as a hierarchy of keys, and each key can contain zero, one or more values, and zero, one ormore keys. Each key can have one un-named (or default) value, and many named values. Each value has a data type, such as DWORD or Unicode string.

The Windows CE registry is accessed using the same functions as Windows NT/98/2000. However, unlike Windows 2000 and NT, the Windows CE registry does not support security on keys, and so security-related parameters in the registry access functions are ignored. You can use the Remote Registry Editor to view a device or emulator's registry from your ...

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