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RegistryKey.FromHandle Method (SafeRegistryHandle, RegistryView)

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Creates a registry key from a specified handle and registry view setting.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Win32
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

[SecurityCriticalAttribute]
[ComVisibleAttribute(false)]
[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)]
public static RegistryKey FromHandle(
	SafeRegistryHandle handle,
	RegistryView view
)

Parameters

handle
Type: Microsoft.Win32.SafeHandles.SafeRegistryHandle

The handle to the registry key.

view
Type: Microsoft.Win32.RegistryView

The registry view to use.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Win32.RegistryKey

A registry key.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

view is invalid.

ArgumentNullException

handle is null.

UnauthorizedAccessException

The user does not have the necessary registry rights.

SecurityException

The user does not have the permissions required to perform this action.

The view parameter for this method is used in subsequent operations, such as opening subkeys.

If view is Registry64 but the machine is running a 32-bit operating system, the returned key will use the Registry32 view.

SecurityCriticalAttribute

requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

SecurityPermission

for the ability to access the specified registry key if it is a remote key. Associated enumeration: SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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