Get application install path in C#

This path is stored in the registry under a string value named InstallLocation. The actual registry path varies depending on the installer.

MSI / Windows Installer Project:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall

InstallShield and Wise:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths

References
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/winformssetup/thread/fe4e31b9-2eee-45db-a30e-119f87d9df4d

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About Ronnie Diaz

Ronnie Diaz is an enterprise software engineer responsible for front-end and back-end development for companies in many industries. Heavily involved in cloud development, online retail, e-commerce and electronic ordering, fulfillment and customer relational systems.

Posted on March 14, 2011, in Programming & Development. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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