Python library - WMI.py RegistryValueChangeEvent

Khyati shrivastavkhyati at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 16:35:33 CEST 2015


On Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 10:31:47 AM UTC-4, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 12:15 AM, Khyati wrote:
> > Thanks for taking a look, Chris.
> > The error trace:
> > traceback (most recent call last):
> >  File "MonitorRegistry.py", line 18, in <module>
> >    process_created = watcher()
> >  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\wmi.py", line 1195, in __call__
> >    handle_com_error ()
> >  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\wmi.py", line 241, in handle_com_error
> >    raise klass (com_error=err)
> > _wmi: <x_wmi: Unexpected COM Error (-2147352567, 'Exception occurred.', (0, u'SWbemPropertySet', u'Not found ', None, 0, -2147217406), None)>
> 
> It looks to me like this is a thin wrapper around the underlying API
> call, and you're getting back an error from the lower-level services.
> The way this reads, there might well not be an
> HKLM\Software\Temp\Name; maybe the ValueName is what's wrong here?
> 
> Someone somewhere knows more than I do, but if you can't find that
> someone here on python-list, you might be able to find some help on
> Stack Overflow or another mailing list, from people who know how to do
> this kind of thing in a different language. You'd have to translate
> their suggestions back into Python, but when the wrappers are thin
> enough, that's usually not too hard.
> 
> ChrisA

HKLM\Software\Temp\Name exists since the event is caught correctly only when I change that key.
i'll keep looking :)



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