Manually Create Shortcut for Environment Variables in Windows 8

Environment variables as name itself indicates is a set of dynamic named values or keywords that can influence how a running or executing processes behaves on a Windows PC. Or say it decides the environment for running various process or functions in the operating systems. For example, temp variable look for an appropriate location to get stored while running a process. The tutorial here shows how you can create an Environment Variables Shortcut in Windows 8.

Manually Create Shortcut for Environment Variables in Windows 8

The steps described below shows how to create Environmental shortcuts in Windows 8. Simply follow the steps below to create shortcut manually.

Manually create Environment Variables Shortcut in Windows 8

  • Go to desktop, right click on an empty space and from the context menu click on New > Shortcut.
  • In create shortcut Window, type the following %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe sysdm.cpl,EditEnvironmentVariables in the location field and click Next

type location

  • Now in the next window type a name in the field Environmental Variables and click Finish

name shortcut

  • You can now see your shortcut ready, simply right click on the shortcut and click on Properties
  • In properties window, hit the change icon and select an icon

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  • Finally, click OK.

You are ready to use your shortcut. You can assign any icon or name as per you wish. You can also pin the shortcut to taskbar or start screen or wherever you feel it easier to use.

Environment Variables

Upon following the tutorial here you can create an Environment Variables Shortcut in Windows 8.

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