troubleshooting Question

Is there a limit to the PATH variable to about 1000 characters?

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Env. Windows NT 4.0 Workstation SP6a


I have a temporary need of setting a lot of different search path in the PATH environment variable, but I seem to have hit a limit of about 1000 characters... I have not found any reference in Microsoft Support about that there should be such a limit (I know that MSDOS have a limit of 128 characters for the PATH environment variable), so what I wonder is:

Is there such a limit built in to Windows NT?
Is there a way of changing that limit, if any?


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