June 18, 2024

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How to use PowerToys to manage environment variables on Windows 11

On Windows 11, Microsoft has updated its PowerToys app with a new “Environment Variables” tool, which, as the name implies, allows you to manage environment variables on your computer. 

In a nutshell, environment variables are values that can store specific information for a system configuration, such as the location of an application, the path to a temporary folder, and the user profile. For example, the “windir” variable name contains the “C:\Windows” value.