Removing Registry Key From a ClickOnce Application RRS feed

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  • I am Registring a Key For a Click Once Application from My Code ,For Version  Change of the application and  key is used to evoke application through url protocol, while removing(unistallling) application the registry key is not deleting from the registry . is there any solution to remove the key while removing the application
    Monday, September 30, 2019 10:16 AM

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  • Hi,

    Indeed, ClickOnce will not remove the keys from the registry when it is uninstalled. You can create a cmd file for it to perform related operations, or create an uninstall option with reference to the following code.

    Create Uninstall option for Click Once Deployed Application.



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