I've read answers to the following:
However I am curious about how this might apply to the practice of storing software license keys. I've seen developers store license information in the Windows registry, such as keys used to keep the software activated over a period of time (until the license expires or something). I've also read:
In my situation, I am not concerned with the obscurity aspect. At this point I am just creating a system to keep out the average user. So aside from hiding the information, is there any real reason to use the registry?