registry Element

Updated: September 26, 2009

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

The registry element indicates that a registry key is examined to determine whether a product is already installed on a client computer. The element contains child keyPath, valueName, and valueValue elements that specify the registry key and value examined.

<registry>
  <keyPath>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\IIS Extensions\Application Request Routing</keyPath>
  <valueName>Version</valueName>
  <valueValue>2.0.0438.0</valueValue>
</registry>

Type

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

 

Element Description

keyPath

The path of the registry key to examine.

valueName

The name of the registry key to examine.

valueValue

The value of the registry key specified in the valueName element that is examined.

Parent Elements

 

Element Description

discoveryHint

Contains child elements that define the values checked to determine whether an application is already installed on the client computer.

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