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How to open the Windows environment variables dialog with PowerShell

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It takes waaaay too many clicks to open the Windows environment variables dialog. Wouldn't it be nicer to open it with a quick cli command?

How to use

  1. Copy the code from profile.ps1 to your PowerShell profile script.
  2. Change the alias to your preferred value.
  3. Profit!


Thanks to this guy for sharing the command that does the magic!

function Get-EnvironmentVariablesDialog {
rundll32 sysdm.cpl,EditEnvironmentVariables
Set-Alias EnvGui Get-EnvironmentVariablesDialog
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