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How to execute a perl script from any directory in WIN7

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I am running WIN 7 Pro 64bit. My goal is to be able to execute a perl (.pl) from any directory I may be in.

For example, all my scripts are in c:\scripts

If I am using cmd shell and I am in c:\customers\foo I want to be able to hit the tab key while I type in a few characters of the perl script.

But it not working like that. I did set my PATH environment that included c:\scripts;:.:; along with other standard windows directories, but it wont find it.

What am I doing wrong here?

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