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Re: Re: win32 help...

by John M. Dlugosz (Monsignor)
on Sep 25, 2001 at 05:00 UTC ( #114453=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: win32 help...
in thread How to get screen resolution under Win32?

Maybe it varies between Win32 OS's, because I see nothing remotely like that. No Config key under HKLM, and no Resolution key or named value with this information anywhere in the Registry.

This is Windows 2000.

—John


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Re: Re: Re: win32 help...
by Adam (Vicar) on Sep 25, 2001 at 05:11 UTC
    Yes. HKLM isn't really used by MS on Win2k. I'm not sure, but I don't think XP uses it at all.
      HKLM\Software is used extensivly. That's where Classes is stored, as are all-user settings for everything. HKLM\System has tons of stuff in it. HKLM\hardware is used, too.

      So I think HKLM is "really used". On NT4, there are the same 5 sybkeys. So if there's any real difference, it's between Win9x and NT/2000, nothing significant changed in 2k.

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