Registry ClassMSBuild Extension Pack Help 4.0.12.0
Valid TaskActions are:

CheckEmpty (Required: RegistryHive, Key Optional: RegistryView Output: Empty)

CheckValueExists (Required: RegistryHive, Key, Value Optional: RegistryView Output: Empty (true iff the value does not exist))

CreateKey (Required: RegistryHive, Key Optional: RegistryView)

DeleteKey (Required: RegistryHive, Key Optional: RegistryView)

DeleteKeyTree (Required: RegistryHive, Key Optional: RegistryView )

DeleteValue (Required: RegistryHive, Key, Value Optional: RegistryViewOutput: Empty (true iff the Delete was redundant))

Get (Required: RegistryHive, Key, Value Optional: RegistryView Output: Data)

Set (Required: RegistryHive, Key, Value Optional: DataType, RegistryView)

Remote Execution Support: Yes

Inheritance Hierarchy

SystemObject
  Microsoft.Build.UtilitiesTask
    MSBuild.ExtensionPackBaseTask
      MSBuild.ExtensionPack.ComputerRegistry

Namespace: MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer
Assembly: MSBuild.ExtensionPack (in MSBuild.ExtensionPack.dll) Version: 4.0.0.0

The Registry type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  NameDescription
Public methodRegistry
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Properties

  NameDescription
Public propertyData
Gets the data.
Public propertyDataType
Sets the type of the data. RegistryValueKind Enumeration. Support for Binary, DWord, MultiString, QWord, ExpandString
Public propertyEmpty
Indicates whether the Registry Key is empty or not
Public propertyExists
Indicates whether the Registry value exists
Public propertyKey
Sets the key.
Public propertyRegistryHive
Sets the Registry Hive. Supports ClassesRoot, CurrentUser, LocalMachine, Users, PerformanceData, CurrentConfig, DynData
Public propertyRegistryView
Sets the Registry View. Supports Registry32, Registry64 and Default. Defaults to Default
Public propertyValue
Sets the value. If Value is not provided, an attempt will be made to read the Default Value.
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Examples

<Project ToolsVersion="4.0" DefaultTargets="Default" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003">
    <PropertyGroup>
        <TPath>$(MSBuildProjectDirectory)\..\MSBuild.ExtensionPack.tasks</TPath>
        <TPath Condition="Exists('$(MSBuildProjectDirectory)\..\..\Common\MSBuild.ExtensionPack.tasks')">$(MSBuildProjectDirectory)\..\..\Common\MSBuild.ExtensionPack.tasks</TPath>
    </PropertyGroup>
    <Import Project="$(TPath)"/>
    <Target Name="Default">
        <!-- Create a key -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry TaskAction="CreateKey" RegistryHive="LocalMachine" Key="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp"/>
        <!-- Check if a key is empty -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry TaskAction="CheckEmpty" RegistryHive="LocalMachine" Key="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp">
            <Output PropertyName="REmpty" TaskParameter="Empty"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry>
        <Message Text="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp is empty: $(REmpty)"/>
        <!-- Set a value -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry TaskAction="Set" RegistryHive="LocalMachine" Key="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp" Value="MySetting" Data="21"/>
        <!-- Check if the value exists -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry TaskAction="CheckValueExists" RegistryHive="LocalMachine" Key="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp" Value="MySetting">
            <Output PropertyName="RExists" TaskParameter="Exists"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry>
        <Message Text="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp\@MySetting exists: $(RExists)"/>
        <!-- Get the value out -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry TaskAction="Get" RegistryHive="LocalMachine" Key="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp" Value="MySetting">
            <Output PropertyName="RData" TaskParameter="Data"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry>
        <Message Text="Registry Value: $(RData)"/>
        <!-- Check if a key is empty again -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry TaskAction="CheckEmpty" RegistryHive="LocalMachine" Key="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp">
            <Output PropertyName="REmpty" TaskParameter="Empty"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry>
        <Message Text="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp is empty: $(REmpty)"/>
        <!-- Set some Binary Data -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry TaskAction="Set" RegistryHive="LocalMachine" Key="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp" DataType="Binary" Value="binval" Data="10, 43, 44, 45, 14, 255" />
        <!--Get some Binary Data--> 
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry TaskAction="Get" RegistryHive="LocalMachine" Key="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp" Value="binval">
            <Output PropertyName="RData" TaskParameter="Data"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry>
        <Message Text="Registry Value: $(RData)"/>
        <!-- Delete a value -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry TaskAction="DeleteValue" RegistryHive="LocalMachine" Key="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp" Value="MySetting" />
        <!-- Delete a key -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Computer.Registry TaskAction="DeleteKey" RegistryHive="LocalMachine" Key="SOFTWARE\ANewTemp"/>
    </Target>
</Project>
See Also

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