About the Registry

The following topics describe the registry and the functions you can call to retrieve and modify the data stored there.

Structure of the Registry
Registry Storage Space
Predefined Keys
Registry Hives
Categories of Data
Opening, Creating, and Closing Keys
Writing and Deleting Registry Data
Retrieving Data from the Registry
Registry Files
Registry Key Security and Access Rights
32-bit and 64-bit Application Data in the Registry
Registry Virtualization