Users and Systems variables

Posted on 2013-09-24
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Which one takes precedence?  Do System Variables override Users Variables?  Or other way around?
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SterlingMcClung earned 2000 total points
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If you are talking about environment variables, user variables override system variables.  Also, user environment variables set via system properties, can be overridden during a cmd "session", letting each command prompt window to have its own "versions" of the variables.

While this KB article is written for older version of Windows, the precedence that it describes is still used:

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