Search Path Registry Settings (Compact 2013)


You can extend the default search path that the kernel uses to locate .dll and .exe files.

The following registry key example shows how to extend the search path:


You can add several additional paths.

This registry value has a maximum length of MAX_PATH characters, including the terminating null character.

A path specified by the OEM is the last path to be searched when locating a .dll or .exe file.

This registry value is read-only when the OS starts.

For more information about these registry settings, see CreateProcess and LoadLibrary.

See Also


Core OS Registry Settings