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Test of existence of key's subkey.


vExistsKey = Key.ExistsKey (Name as String)

Where Type Optional Default Description
 Name  String     Name of the sub key. 




Test of key's existence.

  'Get RegEdit.Server object
  Set S = CreateObject("RegEdit.Server")

  If Not S.GetKey("HKLM").ExistsKey("Software\MyApp") Then
    Wscript.Echo "MyApp is not installed."
  End If

Set TEMP and TMP Environment variables

  Option Explicit
  Dim S, Key, SubKey

  Dim TempFolder 

  If Wscript.Arguments.Count = 0 Then 
    Wscript.Echo "SetTemp - same temp folder for all users on this computer" & vbCrLf & _
     " cscript settemp.vbs tempfolder" & vbCrLf 
  End If

  'Read the temp folder argument
  TempFolder = Wscript.Arguments(0)

  'Get RegEdit.Server object
  Set S = CreateObject("RegEdit.Server")
  'Get a key
  Set Key = S.GetKey("HKU")

  For Each SubKey In Key.SubKeys
    Wscript.Echo SubKey.Name
    If SubKey.ExistsKey("Environment") Then
      Wscript.Echo SubKey.SubKeys("Environment").Values("TEMP")
      Wscript.Echo SubKey.SubKeys("Environment").Values("TMP")

      'Set TEMP and TMP registry Environment variables
      SubKey.SubKeys("Environment").Values("TEMP") = TempFolder
      SubKey.SubKeys("Environment").Values("TMP") = TempFolder
    End If                                                


  'Set system temp  
  Wscript.Echo S.GetKey("HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment").Values("TEMP")
  Wscript.Echo S.GetKey("HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment").Values("TMP")

  S.GetKey("HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment").Values("TEMP") = TempFolder 
  S.GetKey("HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment").Values("TMP") = TempFolder

Other links for ExistsKey

Methods of Key class

Close, CreateKey, Delete, ExistsKey, ExistsValue, Flush, numSubKeys, numValues, Save

Properties of Key class

Class, hKey, LastWriteTime, Name, SubKeys, Values


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