Windows 10: Cannot add system ENV variable build 1703 - even as admin Solved

  1.    30 May 2017 #1

    Cannot add system ENV variable build 1703 - even as admin


    Hi there
    Need to add jdk (Java) into path system ENV variable. (Note needs to be in system path not user one).
    Logged on as admin

    System will allow enter env screen but doesn't save it W10 x-64 pro build 1703..

    Any way round this -- I need jdk to use Eclipse IDE.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  2.    30 May 2017 #2

    What's path length have you exceeded it?
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  3.    30 May 2017 #3

    Hi there
    fixed it by using setx in command mode -- seems the GUI doesn't work

    here's what I did in elevated command mode

    setx PATH "C:\Windows\system32;C:\Windows;C:\Windows\System32\Wbem;C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\ ;C:\Users\jim\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WindowsApps;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_131\bin"

    Working fine now -- run javac command and the java options come up

    Cheers
    jimbo
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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