environment variable

Hrithik Kumar 1 Reputation point

What is windows environment variable and where it is used for?

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Windows 10 Setup
Windows 10: A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.Setup: The procedures involved in preparing a software program or application to operate within a computer or mobile device.
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  1. BurrWalnut 11 Reputation points

    The Environment Variables are ‘pointers’ to specific items of information, e.g. locations of important folders and processor information.

    As you are unfamiliar with the variables, DO NOT change any of them. A full list of all the variables can be displayed by opening a Run window (Windows Logo key+R), type cmd /k set (note the two spaces) and press Enter.

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  2. Sean Liming 4,511 Reputation points

    I agree with the previous posts response: If you are not familiar with the environment variables, then don't mess with them.

    There must be a reason why you are asking the question, can you elaborate further on what you are trying to do?

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  3. Sylvia Chen 6 Reputation points

    You also can open environment variable through control panel/system/advanced system settings.


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