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DeleteRegistryValue - Delete a value from the Registry
[ All Languages » VB »  Windows]

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Private Declare Function RegDeleteValue Lib "advapi32.dll" Alias _
  "RegDeleteValueA" (ByVal hKey As Long, ByVal lpValueName As String) As Long
Private Declare Function RegOpenKeyEx Lib "advapi32.dll" Alias "RegOpenKeyExA" _
  (ByVal hKey As Long, ByVal lpSubKey As String, ByVal ulOptions As Long, _
  ByVal samDesired As Long, phkResult As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function RegCloseKey Lib "advapi32.dll" (ByVal hKey As Long) As _
  Long

Const KEY_WRITE = &H20006 '((STANDARD_RIGHTS_WRITE Or KEY_SET_VALUE Or
              ' KEY_CREATE_SUB_KEY) And (Not SYNCHRONIZE))

' Delete a registry value
'
' Return True if successful, False if the value hasn't been found

Function DeleteRegistryValue(ByVal hKey As Long, ByVal KeyName As String, _
  ByVal ValueName As String) As Boolean
  Dim handle As Long
  
  ' Open the key, exit if not found
  If RegOpenKeyEx(hKey, KeyName, 0, KEY_WRITE, handle) Then Exit Function
  
  ' Delete the value (returns 0 if success)
  DeleteRegistryValue = (RegDeleteValue(handle, ValueName) = 0)
  ' Close the handle
  RegCloseKey handle
End Function


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