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Re: Unable to delete Cygwin from PATH environment variable




Thanks for your help - your solution worked! Indeed I had cygwin added
to my user's path and not my system's path, and I was looking for it
in the system's path.

Best,
Tanya

On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 9:10 PM, Tanya Sandoval
<sandoval.tanya2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I recently had to reinstall Cygwin and in doing so, I have ran into a
> problem with some application because Cygwin seems to be appended to
> my PATH environment variable. I have tried to remove this by following
> these instructions https://www.java.com/en/download/help/path.xml but
> something strange happens. If I look at the value of Path under
> 'Environment Variables', Cygwin is not there; however if I type PATH
> in cmd.exe, I see Cygwin gets appended at the end of the PATH. Can you
> please help me to know to remove Cygwin from the PATH?
>
> As an example, this is what I see in the Environmental Variables
> window Path value:
>
> Path=C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\iCLS Client\;C:\Program
> Files\Intel\iCLS
> Client\;c:\Oracle\11g_R2_x64\Administrator\11.2.0\client_1\bin;C:\ProgramData\Oracle\Java\javapath;%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;%systemroot%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:\Program
> Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\DAL;C:\Program Files
> (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\DAL;C:\Program
> Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\IPT;C:\Program Files
> (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine
> Components\IPT;%systemroot%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:\Apps\Anaconda3;C:\Apps\Anaconda3\Scripts;C:\Apps\Anaconda3\Library\bin
>
> And this is what I see in cdm.exe:
>
>>PATH
> PATH=C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\iCLS Client\;C:\Program
> Files\Intel\iCLS Clien
> t\;c:\Oracle\11g_R2_x64\Administrator\11.2.0\client_1\bin;C:\ProgramData\Oracle\
> Java\javapath;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\WINDOWS
> \System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:\WINDOWS\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:
> \Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\DAL;C:\Program Files
> (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\DAL;C:\Program Files\Intel\Int
> el(R) Management Engine Components\IPT;C:\Program Files
> (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Man agement Engine
> Components\IPT;C:\WINDOWS\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:\App
> s\Anaconda3;C:\Apps\Anaconda3\Scripts;C:\Apps\Anaconda3\Library\bin;C:\blp\DAPI;
> C:\blp\DAPI\DDE;C:\Apps\cygwin64\bin
>
> As you can see, I have Cygwin in the second case, whereas I don't have
> it on the first case.
>
> Many thanks for your help!
>
> Best,
> Tanya

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