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On Wed, 18 Jun 2003 12:52:27 +0200, Kai Bernhard <kb at brueckmann-gmbh.de> wrote: >AFAIK, there is no user-specific path environment variable BY DEFAULT on >Win2K, but there seems to be no difference between english and german >versions. On a german system (W2K Prof, all SP), you can add a user >variable called Path, (right-click My Computer, last tab sheet, >environment variables, user variables) and it will be stored at >HKCU\Environment\Path, and appended to the system path. You can also add >the registry value manually or programmatically, but it wont take effect >until the next time the user logs on, or the user opens and closes the >environment variables dialog. > On Win2k unlike the system path, you can modify it and it takes effect immediately (the system path requires you to logon again). You just have to send a WM_WININICHANGE to tell the system it's changed. cvsnt actually works fine without path settings... it's just handy to have them for command line operations. Tony