Tag Archives: VB.Net

Get the last write time of a registry key in VB.Net using PInvoke

For a while I have been trying to find out how to get the last write time of a registry key but after digging thru the object browser in VS 2008 and .Net Framework 3.5 there appears to be no … Continue reading

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Get the Security Descriptor of a Windows Service With WMI

Reason for Project: A while back I wrote a little utility to temporarily turn off the Microsoft Security Essentials Anti-Virus / Anti-Malware service. In January of 2013 I discovered that my application no longer worked due to an Access denied … Continue reading

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Converting VB Script To VB.Net

My Last Post Titled “Event 10 Mystery Solved” (found here.), Left me with a Question about the binary version of the SID, A returned value of  CreatorSID: 1,5,0,0,0,0,0,5,21,0,0,0,190,118,173,34,87,198,105,19,239,226,7,24,244,1,0,0 I started searching the net to see if anyone has posted a … Continue reading

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Strong Type Gen – MgmtClassGen.exe Command Line Builder

This is a program I completed 10/16/2011 and I believe is finally ready for prime time. Those that use the MgmtClassGen.exe tool should find this program very handy for creating the strong type classes quickly. Before any selections or locations … Continue reading

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