Windows 10: Can't add to Path variable

Discus and support Can't add to Path variable in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Win10 Pro 20H2 In the Sytem variables section of the System Properties dialogue I add a bona fide folder name, OK, then immediately it is as though I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by thename, Feb 13, 2021.

  1. thename Win User

    Can't add to Path variable


    Win10 Pro 20H2

    In the Sytem variables section of the System Properties dialogue I add a bona fide folder name, OK,
    then immediately it is as though I had done nothing. No denials, no objectons, just absent.

    :)
     
    thename, Feb 13, 2021
    #1
  2. MCK
    mck Win User

    System environment variable won't stick

    Running Win10 Home on an Acer Spin 3, 64bit, i7cpu. I try to add a path to the system environment variables by:

    1. Control Panel > System > Advanced system settings > Advanced tab > Environment variables

    2. The "Environment Variables" window opens.
    3. In the "System Variables" pane I select "Path" and click the EDIT button.
    4. A list of the current system paths is displayed.
    5. I click the NEW button, browse to the path I want to add which is "C:\Python36-32" and click OK. The path "C:\Python36-32" is added to the list of current system paths.
    6. I click OK and am returned to the "Environment Variables" window.
    7. I click the "X" at the top right to close the "Environment Variables" window.

    Now if I click the "Environment Variables" button again (end of step-1) and repeat steps 2-4, the new path I added in step-5 is gone. IOW, adding a new path won't stick.

    What am I doing wrong?
     
  3. ArunLodhi Win User
    regarding path variable of user variable of environment variable

    please help me fast, I accidentally deleted path variable of user variable ..... I want to restore it.

    the real situation is I cannot run android studio project and it shows error - " unable to start daemon process............This problem might be caused by incorrect configuration of the daemon."

    and I think this is because of deleted path variable. I want to restore path variable. I have no problem in path variable of system variable. ......please help me
     
    ArunLodhi, Feb 13, 2021
    #3
  4. dalchina Win User

    Can't add to Path variable

    dalchina, Feb 13, 2021
    #4
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