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Language: VB4/32,VB5,VB6
Expertise: Intermediate
Apr 8, 2000

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Application Security Testing: An Integral Part of DevOps


CreateRegistryKey - Create a key in the Registry

Private Declare Function RegCreateKeyEx Lib "advapi32.dll" Alias _
    "RegCreateKeyExA" (ByVal hKey As Long, ByVal lpSubKey As String, _
    ByVal Reserved As Long, ByVal lpClass As Long, ByVal dwOptions As Long, _
    ByVal samDesired As Long, ByVal lpSecurityAttributes As Long, _
    phkResult As Long, lpdwDisposition As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function RegCloseKey Lib "advapi32.dll" (ByVal hKey As Long) As _
    Long

Const KEY_READ = &H20019  ' ((READ_CONTROL Or KEY_QUERY_VALUE Or 
                          ' KEY_ENUMERATE_SUB_KEYS Or KEY_NOTIFY) And (Not 
                          ' SYNCHRONIZE))
Const REG_OPENED_EXISTING_KEY = &H2

' Create a registry key, then close it
' Returns True if the key already existed, False if it was created

Function CreateRegistryKey(ByVal hKey As Long, ByVal KeyName As String) As _
    Boolean
    Dim handle As Long, disposition As Long
    
    If RegCreateKeyEx(hKey, KeyName, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, handle, disposition) Then
        Err.Raise 1001, , "Unable to create the registry key"
    Else
        ' Return True if the key already existed.
        CreateRegistryKey = (disposition = REG_OPENED_EXISTING_KEY)
        ' Close the key.
        RegCloseKey handle
    End If
End Function

Francesco Balena
 
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