Tests existence of an Internet Explorer setting that is a registry value in a specified logical hive.


ExistsInHiveValue (
    REFGUID Guid, 
    HIVEID HiveId);

in which HIVEID is an enum in the SettingStore namespace.


The Guid argument specifies the setting to work on.

The HiveId argument specifies a logical hive for the setting. Refer to the general notes for supported cases.

Return Value

The function returns TRUE if the setting exists in any logical hive, else FALSE.


The ExistsInHiveValue function is exported from IERTUTIL as ordinal 660 in version 8.0 and higher.

Note that there is no ExistsValue function that would test for existence in any logical hive.