Windows 7 Environment Variables

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Here's a complete list of environment variable from Windows 7 home edition, on my machine, date 2012-05-07. This list might be helpful for historical reasons.

PS C:\Users\h3> gci env:

Name                           Value
----                           -----
ALLUSERSPROFILE                C:\ProgramData
APPDATA                        C:\Users\h3\AppData\Roaming
asl.log                        Destination=file
CLASSPATH                      .;C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\lib\ext\QTJava.zip
CommonProgramFiles             C:\Program Files\Common Files
CommonProgramFiles(x86)        C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files
CommonProgramW6432             C:\Program Files\Common Files
COMPUTERNAME                   H3-HP
ComSpec                        C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe
ERGOEMACS_KEYBOARD_LAYOUT      dv
FP_NO_HOST_CHECK               NO
FPPUILang                      en-US
home                           \Users\h3
HOMEDRIVE                      C:
homepath                       \Users\h3
LOCALAPPDATA                   C:\Users\h3\AppData\Local
LOGONSERVER                    \\H3-HP
NUMBER_OF_PROCESSORS           4
OnlineServices                 Online Services
OOBEUILang                     en-US
OS                             Windows_NT
Path                           C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live;C:\Program ...
PATHEXT                        .COM;.EXE;.BAT;.CMD;.VBS;.VBE;.JS;.JSE;.WSF;.WSH;.MSC
PCBRAND                        Pavilion
PERL_JSON_BACKEND              JSON::XS
PERL_YAML_BACKEND              YAML
Platform                       HPD
PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE         AMD64
PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER           AMD64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 3, AuthenticAMD
PROCESSOR_LEVEL                16
PROCESSOR_REVISION             0503
ProgramData                    C:\ProgramData
ProgramFiles                   C:\Program Files
ProgramFiles(x86)              C:\Program Files (x86)
ProgramW6432                   C:\Program Files
PSModulePath                   C:\Users\h3\Documents\WindowsPowerShell\Modules;C:\Windows\system32\Win...
PUBLIC                         C:\Users\Public
QTJAVA                         C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\lib\ext\QTJava.zip
SESSIONNAME                    Console
SystemDrive                    C:
SystemRoot                     C:\Windows
TEMP                           C:\Users\h3\AppData\Local\Temp
TERM                           dumb
TESSDATA_PREFIX                C:\Program Files (x86)\Tesseract-OCR\
TMP                            C:\Users\h3\AppData\Local\Temp
USERDOMAIN                     h3-HP
USERNAME                       h3
USERPROFILE                    C:\Users\h3
VBOX_INSTALL_PATH              C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\
windir                         C:\Windows
windows_tracing_flags          3
windows_tracing_logfile        C:\BVTBin\Tests\installpackage\csilogfile.log