"Johan Nilsson" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> [Sorry if this is off-topic, I had a hard time finding the correct
> newsgroup, but I figured that most people here would be familiar using
> When starting up a new command prompt, using the runas command, the
> HOMEPATH and HOMEDRIVE environment variables aren't available for the
> newly logged on user. Example:
> runas /user:<myuser> cmd
> -- logging in --
> Is this a known problem? I tried searching the KB, but found nothing.
> // Johan
June 2, 2005 1:57:06 PM
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"Star Fleet Admiral Q" <Star_Fleet_Admiral_Q(NO-SPAM)@(SPAM-NOT)hotmail.com>
wrote in message news:udNpoawZFHA.3144@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> Well that's because that user is really not logged in, you just opened a
> shell as that user.
- User-specific environment variables that I've defined explicitly
(System/Properties/Advanced/Environment Variables/User variables for <user>)
- At least some automatically defined user-specific environment variables
are set, such as USERPROFILE.