Registry: Data types

From: win32sdk.

REG_BINARY Binary data in any form.
REG_DWORD A 32-bit number.
REG_DWORD_LITTLE_ENDIAN A 32-bit number in little-endian format (same as REG_DWORD). In little-endian format, the most significant byte of a word is the high-order byte. This is the most common format for computers running Windows NT and Windows 95.
REG_DWORD_BIG_ENDIAN A 32-bit number in big-endian format. In big-endian format, the most significant byte of a word is the low-order byte.
REG_EXPAND_SZ A null-terminated string that contains unexpanded references to environment variables (for example, "%PATH%"). It will be a Unicode or ANSI string depending on whether you use the Unicode or ANSI functions.
REG_LINK A Unicode symbolic link.
REG_MULTI_SZ An array of null-terminated strings, terminated by two null characters.
REG_NONE No defined value type.
REG_RESOURCE_LIST A device-driver resource list.
REG_SZ A null-terminated string. It will be a Unicode or ANSI string depending on whether you use the Unicode or ANSI functions.