Archive of tag ‘registry’

Monday 27 August, 2012 om 12.58 door Ad  

Changing environment variables with immediate effect

When installing new programs the Windows registry variable PATH has often to be changed. When the PATH in the user environment is set, the user has to logout and login again to make the new PATH string active. If the change is made to the system environment the computer has to be restarted. Especially the latter is a pain in the neck. >> >>

Monday 27 August, 2012 om 12.15 door Ad  

Our favorite Path Editor

Regularly Windows user want to edit the PATH environment variable, either to clean up obsolete paths, or to remove dirt introduced by installed programs, or to insert a new path entries when a newly installed program didnot take care if this itself. >> >>