Windows Vista Environment Variables

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Here's a complete list of environment variable from Windows Vista home edition, on my machine, date 2009-10-03. This list might be helpful for historical reasons.

Name                           Value
----                           -----
ALLUSERSPROFILE                C:\ProgramData
APPDATA                        C:\Users\xah\AppData\Roaming
CLASSPATH                      .;C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\lib\ext\
CommonProgramFiles             C:\Program Files\Common Files
CommonProgramFiles(x86)        C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files
COMPUTERNAME                   XAH-PC
ComSpec                        C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe
DFSTRACINGON                   FALSE
FP_NO_HOST_CHECK               NO
HOME                           c:/Users/xah
HOMEDRIVE                      C:
HOMEPATH                       \Users\xah
LOCALAPPDATA                   C:\Users\xah\AppData\Local
LOGONSERVER                    \\XAH-PC
OnlineServices                 Online Services
OS                             Windows_NT
Path                           C:\Windows\system32;C:\Windows;C:\Windows\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files (x8...
PATHEXT                        .COM;.EXE;.BAT;.CMD;.VBS;.VBE;.JS;.JSE;.WSF;.WSH;.MSC;.PSC1
PCBRAND                        Pavilion
Platform                       HPD
PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER           AMD64 Family 16 Model 2 Stepping 3, AuthenticAMD
PROCESSOR_LEVEL                16
PROCESSOR_REVISION             0203
ProgramData                    C:\ProgramData
ProgramFiles                   C:\Program Files
ProgramFiles(x86)              C:\Program Files (x86)
PSMODULEPATH                   C:\Users\xah\Documents\WindowsPowerShell\Modules;C:\Windows\system32\Windows...
PUBLIC                         C:\Users\Public
PYTHONDOCS                     C:\Users\xah\na_xruti\python-2.6.2-docs-html
QTJAVA                         C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\lib\ext\
SESSIONNAME                    Console
SystemDrive                    C:
SystemRoot                     C:\Windows
TEMP                           C:\Users\xah\AppData\Local\Temp
TMP                            C:\Users\xah\AppData\Local\Temp
USERDOMAIN                     xah-PC
USERNAME                       xah
USERPROFILE                    C:\Users\xah
windir                         C:\Windows

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