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Add an environment variable in vb net

Posted on 2009-05-03
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I need to call an external application and before calling some environment variable have to be set. I use the windows api SetEnvironmentVariable but it doesn't work. Is there another method to do this operation?
' This is the declaration.
Declare Function SetEnvironmentVariable Lib "kernel32" Alias "SetEnvironmentVariableA" (ByVal lpName As String, ByVal lpValue As String) As Integer
'  This is the instruction.
SetEnvResult = SetEnvironmentVariable("Mfextmap", lc_mfextmap)

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I found that there was no easy to use .net class to set an environment variable ...

http://blog.jtbworld.com/2005/11/set-environment-variable-using-vbnet.html
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Set System Information and Environment Variables With VB.Net

http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.asp?ID=8293
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Ok
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