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Re^2: ENV PATH didn't take effect

by anaconda_wly (Scribe)
on Jun 07, 2013 at 06:32 UTC ( #1037595=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: ENV PATH didn't take effect
in thread ENV PATH didn't take effect

Thank you for the response. In fact, I changed the Path variable using Perl by TieRegistry. The system path do changed. But the click-opened command prompt didn't. If it didn't propagate to all users, I've already logged in as administrator, why I should right click opened "run as administrator" to see this change is beyond my understanding. I expect after I added the PATH env, all users can use it, no need to set it manually any more.

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Re^3: ENV PATH didn't take effect
by Happy-the-monk (Canon) on Jun 07, 2013 at 06:39 UTC

    The change, if made permanent, may take effect after a logoff/logon.

    The environment on disk is copied to your live environment on logon.

    Changing the config on disk does not followup in memory right away.

    Cheers, Sören

    (hooked on the Perl Programming language)

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