windows xp command prompt

Alex Ivascu alex at ivascu.comNoSpam
Sat Sep 28 07:01:13 CEST 2002

Did you install perl, etc. while the command prompt window was open?  try
starting another window.... just a thought...

Alex Ivascu

"mike henley" <rsrchstr at> wrote in message
news:576c1752.0209271411.6d7bb4c4 at
> i have installed the activestate perl, python, tcl, and pragmatic
> programmer's ruby. when i go to the command prompt on windows xp and
> type perl for example... (or python, ruby... etc) i get the following
> message.
> 'perl' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
> operable program or batch file.
> in the control panel| system | advanced | environment variables | Path
> i have
> does anyone know what i should do to fix this problem? (apart from the
> obvious of restarting the machine)

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