RegSetKeySecurity(key, security_info, sd)

Sets the security on the specified registry key.


key : PyHKEY/int

Handle to an open key for which the security descriptor is set.

security_info : int

Specifies the components of the security descriptor to set. The value can be a combination of the *_SECURITY_INFORMATION constants.


The new security descriptor for the key


If key is one of the predefined keys, the predefined key should be closed with win32api::RegCloseKey. That ensures that the new security information is in effect the next time the predefined key is referenced.

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