How to set a empty registry setting on windows?
andre at andregarzia.com
Sat Aug 7 20:40:38 EDT 2010
On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 9:35 PM, Richard Gaskin
<ambassador at fourthworld.com>wrote:
> Andre Garzia wrote:
> For some stuff to work I need to set a subkey on the windows registry to
>> empty value, I need the key there with an empty value but setRegistry says
>> that if you set a subKey to empty it will delete the subKey. How to
> If memory serves you can set it to (in Rev) quote"e, which gives you ""
> which is different from empty in the Win registry (but of course is
> synonymous with empty in Rev).
> It's been a long time since I needed to do that, so test it before trusting
> it of course.
> If that's not it let me know and I'll see if I can dig up what I was
> working on back then....
Thanks for the reply. What I am trying to do is set a custom URL protocol as
This needs a subkey "URL Protocol" set to windows empty string. Now, won't
quote & quote be interpreted as not empty by windows subsystems?
ARGH!!!! Why using empty keys, why not hardwiring for something more
sensible such as URL Protocol = "True".
Damn windows "design" ideas.
> Richard Gaskin
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