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how to reset the system after accidently deleting the environment variables

I have deleted the paths under the advance system settings>environment variables>system variables in windows vista and since then options like, advance system settings, device manager and many others ...
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What is the BLAB_MEM environment variable in Windows?

On my Windows Vista system I see an environment variable called BLAB_MEM, with the value "-Xms128M -Xmx512M". This variable name is shown under both the system and user variables. That value ...
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Show the %username% for the logged in user in an elevated command prompt instead of elevated users %username%?

On a Windows Vista Business machine, I have Windows Task Scheduler task set to run everytime any user logs in. The task runs as a certain elevated admin user because the script is being executed from ...
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How can I restore my Vista PATH environment variable when System Restore is not available?

After installing IShadow I found out that my PATH environment variable was changed from some 20 paths to only one path: c:\program files\ishadow\system32. Many Windows tools stopped working, well ...
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Batch environment variable expansion when variable ends with a backslash?

I just need to ask if this is expected behaviour, it sure surprised me. We have a batch file that copies some files from a sub-directory of where it is located, to another location on every ...
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Setting “~” as variable for %HOMEPATH% in Windows (7 or other versions)

I've been using various linux distributions for quite some time now and become accustomed to using the "~" key to indicate "home" when typing in paths. Today, working in Windows 7, I found myself ...