Change/Modify environment variables without rebooting windows

  1. Search environment in the search bar

Click Edit the System Environment variables & edit as required

2. Open Command Prompt as Administrator

3. Type set PATH=C & Press Enter (This will refresh the environment variables)

4. Close and restart command prompt window

5. Finally, type echo %PATH% & press Enter

This will automatically Refresh your windows environment variables.

3 replies on “Change/Modify environment variables without rebooting windows”

Can you explain why this works, and what it does. I am afraid that it will delete everything already in there and set it to “C” only!

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