The Registry DWORD Value basic rule is used when creating or modifying custom updates in the Custom Updates Publishing Tool. Most often it is used as an applicability or installed type rule. A specific registry key value is verified with what is found on the client. If the rule does not pass verification, the custom update is considered not applicable or not installed on the client. The Registry DWORD Value rule has the following configuration settings:
- Registry Path: Specifies the path to the registry key.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MyCompany\MyTool\Mykey. This is
a required field.
- Registry value: Specifies the value for the registry key
configured in the Registry value path field. Leave this field blank
to specify the default value.
- Use 32-bit Registry: Specifies whether registry hive
detection will always occur in 32-bit or determine whether the
client is 64-bit or 32-bit and detect the registry hive
accordingly. By default, the Use 32-bit check box is not
enabled and both 64-bit and 32-bit registry detection are
- Comparison: Specifies whether the REG_DWORD value in the
registry on the client is less than, less than or equal to, equal
to, greater than or equal to, or greater than the configured DWORD
value. This is a required field.
- DWORD value: Specifies the DWORD registry key value to
check on the client. This is a required field.