regedit - delete key patch

Mike McCormack mike at
Mon Feb 16 11:05:07 CST 2004

Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:

> Is RegDeleteKey() working to delete an entire tree? 
> I haven't checked the documentation, but I thought 
> we needed to use shell32.SHRegDeleteKey() instead...

The behaviour of RegDeleteKey differs between NT and 9x, so SHDeleteKey 
and SHDeleteEmptyKey were created to make things consistent...  see the 
remarks section in the MSDN page for RegDeleteKey for more details:


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