Updated: March 28, 2003
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
The SOFTWARE key stores program variables that apply to all users of the computer. The system stores some of its variables in the subkeys in SOFTWARE. In addition, the SOFTWARE subkey contains subkeys representing the vendors, including Microsoft, who produce the software running on the system.