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RegDeleteKey

Windows 95: The RegDeleteKey function deletes a key and all its descendents.Windows NT: The RegDeleteKey function deletes the specified key. This function cannot delete a key that has subkeys.

VB4-32,5,6
Declare Function RegDeleteKey Lib "advapi32.dll" Alias "RegDeleteKeyA" (ByVal hKey As Long, ByVal lpSubKey As String) As Long

VB.NET
Microsoft.Win32.RegistryKey.DeleteSubKey

Operating Systems Supported
Requires Windows NT 3.1 or later; Requires Windows 95 or later

Library
Advapi32

Parameter Information
hKey
Identifies a currently open key or any of the following predefined reserved handle values:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
HKEY_CURRENT_USER
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
HKEY_USERS
The key specified by the lpSubKey parameter must be a subkey of the key identified by hKey.

lpSubKey
Points to a null-terminated string specifying the name of the key to delete. This parameter cannot be NULL, and the specified key must not have subkeys.

Return Values
If the function succeeds, the return value is ERROR_SUCCESS.

If the function fails, the return value is a nonzero error code defined in WINERROR.H. You can use the FormatMessage function with the FORMAT_MESSAGE_FROM_SYSTEM flag to get a generic description of the error.

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