Subject Re: [IBO] off-top: Reading registry entries in win 2000 with serv ice
Author Luiz Alves
Thanks to all,

I don't achieve to do TRegIniFile works in a service to read others keys
with RootKey<>HKEY_LOCAL_USER.

But I did with Tregistry and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE. It's working well.

Luiz.
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From: Christian G├╝tter <cguetter@...>
To: <IBObjects@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, March 05, 2001 1:19 PM
Subject: RE: [IBO] off-top: Reading registry entries in win 2000 with serv
ice


> Hui Luiz,
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> > If I run the service into a user account, I can read from register.
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> > Does someone has a sample about how read windows registry in
> > a service start
> > up, when it's runnning as local system account?
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> This is all IMHO:
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> I guess you should try to store your registry keys in
> 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE' (property 'Rootkey' of TRegIniFile).
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> Services run out of user context, so for a service, a HKEY_LOCAL_USER
> does not exist.
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> This is also why you are able to read the key when you run the service
> with a user account.
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> HTH,
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> Christian
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