RegRead and RegWrite

Last Updated: 01-Oct-19

These actions read data from the registry, storing the value in a variable or write data to the registry.

The following snippet reads the CurrentVersion value from the key SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion in the HKLM hive.

<Action Type="RegRead" Hive="HKLM" Key="SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion" Value="CurrentVersion" Variable="CurrentVersion" />

The following snippet writes a string value named DefaultVal to the SOFTWARE\ConfigMgrFTW key in the HKLM hive.

<Action Type="RegWrite" Hive="HKLM" Key="Software\ConfigMgrFTW" Value="DefaultVal" ValueType="REG_SZ">Nicky Romero</Action>