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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: Registry Values by mapping to machine

    I trying to read a registry value to see what programs are installed on the machine. I can get this code to work on my machine locally. But the issue is I'm trying to read this value on remote machines. To access these machines I have to map to them by using the ip (\\10.10.10.10\c$). But the code works by using the localhost or computer name. I was just curious how I could access to the registry as a mapped drive?

    I have tried to use the mapping syntax in my code and I get an error that the machine doesn't exist. ??

    In the past I could access files by pointing to the map Letter and the path of the files. Is that possible and how would that look.

  2. #2
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    There are some remote registry API functions, but you have to have administrator rights on the target machine.
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