Is This possible?

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Only Part of this deals with Excel however, if you can help with all parts please do so.

I would like to have an install program (I have Borland C++ 5.0 however, I do not know how to code in it. YET!) With this install program I would like for it to create a registry key that contains the install date and a serial number, Here is the excel part, how do I get excel to get that date and number from the registry so that I can use them in my VBA to keep my project from working past the 30 days.

I hope this makes sense

Derrick
 

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look in vba help for getsetting and savesetting. That'll save in the part of the registry reserved for vba. If you need to save elsewhere then you'll need to use an api call, but you're more likely to run into security issues (i.e. not allowed to write to the registry.)
 
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On 2002-09-11 07:54, dmckinney wrote:
look in vba help for getsetting and savesetting. That'll save in the part of the registry reserved for vba. If you need to save elsewhere then you'll need to use an api call, but you're more likely to run into security issues (i.e. not allowed to write to the registry.)

Thank you the getsetting is what I will need from the vba part now I just have to figure out how to create my install program
with C++ do any of you have any good resources for c++ coding and learning sites comparable to this fantastic resource

Derrick
 
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