In the “System Variables” box, look for a variable called Path. This is where things are different between the versions of Windows—it’s the same for 7 and 8, but slightly different (and easier) in Windows 10. In Windows 10, this process is both easier and less confusing.
In 7 and 8, the variable value for Path is nothing more than a long string of text with various locations around the system. Once you’ve clicked the edit button, a new dialog box will appear with each location in the path on a separate line.
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Setting the windows command path in Windows 7 Modifying the path statement will enable an MS-DOS window opened in Microsoft Windows as well as older programs to locate files that may be required to run the program.
Modifying a users PATH variable in Windows Vista is easy.
You may want to modify the PATH for a user if you have an executable located in a directory that is not already in the default Path.
One example of this is if you install cygwin to have Unix/Linux style commands on Windows you would want to add C:\cygwin\bin to your user Path variable.into a Command Prompt, Windows doesn’t need to know where that EXE is–it’ll check all the folders in its PATH until it finds the right one.If you want the same convenience with a program you downloaded (like ADB), you need to add its folder to Windows’ system PATH.That way, when you need to run adb, you can just run: The first several steps of the process are the same for Windows 7, 8, and 10.Start by pressing the Windows key to open up the Start Menu or Start Screen, then search for “advanced system settings.” You can alternatively browse through Control Panel to System and Security System and click on the Advanced system settings hyperlink in the left hand pane.Once the System Properties window opens, click on the “Environment Variables” button.