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As the title says can I use AutoIT to create a Windows environment variable?


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You can use this function to set environment:

_SetEnvironment("MyCD", "C:\", 0, 0)

Func _SetEnvironment($Name, $Value, $Replace=0, $KeyVal=0)
    If $Name = "" Then Return SetError(1)
    If $Value = "" Then Return SetError(2)
    If $Replace <> 0 And $Replace <> 1 Then Return SetError(3)
    Local $ReadEnv
    Local $SystemRegKey = "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment"
    Local $UserRegKey = "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Environment"
    Local $RegKey = $SystemRegKey
    If $KeyVal = 1 Then $RegKey = $UserRegKey
    If $Replace = 1 Then
        RegWrite($RegKey, $Name, "REG_SZ", $Value)
        If RegRead($RegKey, $Name) = "" Then RegWrite($RegKey, $Name, "REG_SZ", $Value)

If you set as third parameter 1, then the existing key will be rewriten, the last parameter must be 1 if you like to set environment for current user.



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