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Method

RegistryDeleteUserKey

ModuleNativeServices
LibraryCore
Action


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Deletes a given key and all subkeys and values for every user under HKU.


Parameters

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Return values

For each user for whom the key existed:

Status (string): The deletion status of the key. "Deleted key" if it has been successfully deleted.

Sid (string): SID the key was found under.

Username (string): Domain\Username of the aforementioned SID.

No result is returned for users for whom the key did not exist.

Example


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 NativeServices.RegistryDeleteUserKey(Subkey:"somethingSpecific");


Platforms
  • Windows
Notes

Unlike most registry methods, the 8192 limit is not imposed because doing so would leave the system in an inconsistent state (some users would have the key deleted, others not), and in practice it is highly unlikely that any system would have that many users.

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Warning
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No output is returned for users for whom the key does not exist, i.e. only keys that were actually deleted are reported.

For consistency with other registry user methods, this would be better named as "RegistryDeleteUserKeys".