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I set my Path environment variable to look like this:

E:\Programy\Python; ... all the rest

but after I have it all confirmed and call env in command line, E:\Programy\Python is not listed there. How is that?

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What is env ? How did you set the environment variable ? Did you try SET / PATH to list it ? –  Ofiris Jul 2 '13 at 20:14
    
@Ofiris It displays environmental variables like Path –  Louis Jul 2 '13 at 20:16
    
@Louis, aint it in Unix ? –  Ofiris Jul 2 '13 at 20:17
    
@Ofiris No, he tagged it as Windows 8. –  Louis Jul 2 '13 at 20:18
    
@Louis, I tried to type env in a win 8 cmd and it doesnt work.. –  Ofiris Jul 2 '13 at 20:18

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After modifying the PATH you need to close the Command Prompt window and reopen it for the changes to take effect.

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See What are PATH and other environment variables, and how can I set or use them? for details regarding how to properly modify the PATH environment variable via the UI or command line (using set/setx) in Windows 8. –  Karan Jul 2 '13 at 20:22

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