What environment variables does IDE need?

May 20, 2008
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After "UNSET *", "BDEBUGGER batfile" results in

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IDE.EXE - Application Error
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The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0150004). Click on OK to terminate the application.
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OK
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What's up with that?
 

rconn

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> ---Quote (Originally by vefatica)---
> After "UNSET *", "BDEBUGGER batfile" results in
>
> ---------------------------
> IDE.EXE - Application Error
> ---------------------------
> ---End Quote---
> It needs SystemRoot.

IDE doesn't care. Windows is exploding when IDE.EXE tries to load a COM dll
(islicense40.dll) when %SystemRoot% isn't present.

Bad things in general will happen in Windows if %SystemRoot% isn't present
(for example, rundll32 gets upset & fails to locate most everything).

Rex Conn
JP Software
 
May 20, 2008
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On Tue, 08 Jun 2010 21:02:10 -0400, rconn <> wrote:

|Bad things in general will happen in Windows if %SystemRoot% isn't present
|(for example, rundll32 gets upset & fails to locate most everything).

Yes! A lot of MS apps don't like it either.
--
- Vince
 
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