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Powershell systemroot in $env:path different when AC elevated

I have a strange behavior with the environment variables at my Windows XP SP3. When I logon as Administrator, the %SystemRoot% strings in PATH are substituted to C:\WINDOWS, the > value of the ...
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On windows 7 admin can't change environment variables and vitural memory,etc

Yesterday I want to set up a web server on my computer.After installing some software(probably MySQL cause the problem,I think),there is an odd problem with my Windows 7. I'm an admin user,but now I ...
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HOMEPATH not defined when running cmd as administrator (Windows 7 x64)

The application I want to use needs the HOMEPATH environment to be set in order to work flawlessly. It's usually no problem because it's set by default. Here's the cmd dump: C:\Users\xxxx>set home ...
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set user's PATH variable without admin access in XP

I have two related questions for XP variables; it may end up the same method works for both of them. I as a user want to modify my Path but lack the admin rights necessary to change it. I imagine ...
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Change environment variables as standard user (Windows 7)

When clicking on "Advanced system settings", I need to login as the administrator and hence only edit the administrators environment variables (in addition to the machine wide ones). How do I edit the ...