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Getting Environment Variables with Powershell

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Need to know the value of an environment variable on your computer such as the temp path ? Nothing could be easier.

$env:temp

OR

$env:tmp

Wnat to know who you are logged on as ?

$env:username

Want to know what the “path” is ?

$env:path

So, the trick is to enter $env: followed by the environment variable you want the value of. Want to know what environment variables you can use ?

Just access the advanced tab of computer properties and click on the “Environment Vaiables” button