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.

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  2.    30 May 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,451
    windows 10

    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

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