Adding a location to Environment Variables Path in Windows7

You can add a location to system Environment Variables PATH by following simple steps give below. For example i wanted to add my PHP directory path i.e. C:\wamp\bin\php\php5.3.13 to Environment Variables > Path value in Windows 7

  • Open Control Panel\System and Security\System in Windows Explorer or through Programs menu
  • Click Advanced System Settings from left hand menu
  • Click “Environment Variables” button
  • In the box under “System Variable” find “Path” in options. Double click the line that contains “Path”
  • Add ;C:\wamp\bin\php\php5.3.13 to the values. Notice that we have added a semicolon (;) to make it separated with other existing values.
  • Click Ok, Ok to save values to close opened edit panels.

You have successfully added a location/value to system Environment Variables PATH.

One thought on “Adding a location to Environment Variables Path in Windows7

  1. I’d also consider using Environment Variables Editor (eveditor), it significantly simplifies editing and managing of PATH variable and other.

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