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When the Schedule Service runs a job that was previously submitted byrunning the AT utility, the environment space provided to the scheduled jobincludes only the System Environment Variables.
The scheduled job's environment space does not include any User EnvironmentVariables.
To see which environment variables are available to scheduled jobs on yourmachine, first run the following command specifying a <time> that is in thenear future:
AT <time> /INTERACTIVE CMD
This will cause a new command window to open as a scheduled job at thespecified time. Type "SET" (without the quotes) in this command window toobtain a list of Environment Variables available to scheduled jobs.
User and System Environment Variables can be defined by running the Systemapplet from within Control Panel.
To make environment variables available to scheduled jobs, make sure thatthey are defined as System Environment Variables.
After modifying System Environment Variables it is necessary to shutdownand restart your computer to make them available to applications.