PATH system32 should be System32


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Just a message for the MS support staff.

This is either something that has come up hundreds of times (and I can't find it) or I'm just plain wrong. (I think that this same problem existed in Vista, so this may be really old and I'm making a fool out of myself.)

In Control Panel=>System=>Advanced System Settings=>Advanced=>Environmental Variables the PATH variable has the directory %SystemRoot%\system32 instead of %SystemRoot%\System32. Check out the directories under c:\Windows.

So why is this little detail important given that the MS Windows OS is not case sensitive? Some OS independent apps are case sensitive and load the path.

My system: Win 7 Ultimate 64 N (sorry, I can't find the build version)

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