Category : registry

There’s seems to be no way to access HKEY Constants’ root with winreg.OpenKey. With this example code: import winreg import itertools root = "" target_root = winreg.HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE h_key = winreg.OpenKey(target_root, root) def iterkeys(key): """ Recursively iterates thru keys, revealing all keys. returns absolute path relative to root, and EnumValue result. """ for i in itertools.count(): ..

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I’m trying to add my program to registry and this is my code… def regc(): reg = windll.kernel32 print(reg) hkey = ‘HKEY_CURRENT_USER’ lsubkey = ‘SoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun’ reserved = 0 flag = ‘REG_OPTION_BACKUP_RESTORE’ samdesired = ‘KEY_ALL_ACCESS’ ipsec = None handle = reg.RegCreateKeyExA(hkey, lsubkey, reserved, flag, samdesired, ipsec, None) Its not giving me any errors but it still ..

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I have an application written in python, compiled to .exe with pyinstller that I would like to distribute with the installer NSIS. Currently the installer unpacks to Program Files (x86) and creates desktop shortcuts, however does not write to registery. Having read some tutorials I see installers generally write a reference to the installed software ..

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this is the function that is getting the permission error: def traverse_registry_tree(hkey, keypath, reg_dict): key = winreg.OpenKey(hkey, keypath, 0, winreg.KEY_READ) reg_dict[keypath] = get_values(key) for subkey in subkeys(key): subkeypath = "%s%s" % (keypath, subkey) traverse_registry_tree(hkey, subkeypath, reg_dict) Error: PermissionError: [WinError 5] Access is denied I tried the following: Run program as administrator Added the reserved integer ..

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