Set Windows Environment Variables without admin rights

In windows thee are two sets of environment variables; one for the current user, and one for the whole users and the current machine ( system-wide). First option can be used to set path variable permanently for normal user not having admin rights.The PATH settings will be limited only to that particular account.

Follow below steps .

  • Windows 7

Go to “Control Panel” –> User accounts –> Select “Change my environment variables” . Change the settings in user section.

  • Windows 10

Open the Windows Settings home (Win+I). Type “environment” in the search box and select the option “Edit environment variables for your account” from drop down suggestion. Environment Variables dialog will get opened.Change the variables in “user variables” section .

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