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Environment Variable PATH Statement

After installing a program called "Invest One" on a Windows 2000 machine I can no longer go to a command prompt and type for example 'ipconfig'.  I get error message 'ipconfig' is not recognized as an internal or external command.  I have to navigate to c:\winnt\system32 to run it.  This problem started directly after I installed the program and restarted my pc.  The PATH in Environment variables is:

C:\Program Files\Seagate Software\Open OLAP\Support;%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\BINN;C:\Program Files\Personal Communications;C:\PROGRA~1\CA\SHARED~1\SCANEN~1;C:\PROGRA~1\CA\ETRUST~1;U:\CUISPECTRA

Any ideas?
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wizzywig1970
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jvuzCommented:
Can you reboot and boot with last known good configuration?
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jvuzCommented:
How to start your computer by using the Last Known Good Configuration feature

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307852&sd=tech
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jmacmickingCommented:
I'm not sure that enivornment variables are supported in the Path statement; I know I've never seen them used.  Try replacing the %Systemroot% variable with C:\winnt.   You can do this by:

Right click My Computer
Select Properties
Click the Advanced tab
Click the Environment Variables button
Find the Path statement in the System variables section and click it
Click Edit
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