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The Connect method establishes a connection to a predefined registry handle on another computer.


Server.Connect ([MachineName as String = Local computer], [hKey as ReservedKeys = rkLocalMachine], [UserName as String = Empty string], [Password as String = Empty string])

Where Type Optional Default Description
 MachineName  String  yes  Local computer  Name of the remote computer. 
 hKey  ReservedKeys  yes  rkLocalMachine  Specifies the predefined handle of the registry on the remote computer. 
 UserName  String  yes  Empty string  Specifies a user name to be used in making the connection 
 Password  String  yes  Empty string  Specifies a password to be used in making the network connection 


The Connect method is obsolete. It is provided only for compatibility with older versions. You should use GetKey method.
Connect uses AddConnection method if UserName/Password is defined.


Enumerate classes on remote computer

  'Get regedit server object
  Set S = CreateObject("RegEdit.Server")
  'Connect to the remote registry
  S.Connect "ComputerName", rkClassesRoot

  For Each Key In S.Keys
      Wscript.Echo Key.Name


See also

Server.Keys, Server.Close, Server.hKey, Server.AddConnection

Other links for Connect

Methods of Server class

AddConnection, Close, Connect, ExpandEnvironmentStrings, GetKey, LogonUser, RevertToSelf

Properties of Server class

hKey, Keys, Name


Server/computer for the ActiveX regedit.
You can use GetKey method to get a specified key from the server.
Keys property returns a collection containing subkeys of a connected key (See Connect method).


Intuitive, easy to use COM interface to windows registry. Set of classes to read/enumerate/modify windows registry keys and values from ASP, VBS and T-SQL.

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