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Expands environment-variable strings and replaces them with their defined values.


vExpandEnvironmentStrings = Server.ExpandEnvironmentStrings (EnvironmentString as String)

Where Type Optional Default Description
 EnvironmentString  String     String that might contain references to environment-variable strings. 




Sample envinronment variables.

  Set S = CreateObject("RegEdit.Server")

  'Get windows directory
  Wscript.Echo "windir: " & S.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%windir%")

  'Get temp path
  Wscript.Echo "temp:   " & S.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%temp%")

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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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