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Purge Command ProE WF4

Purge Command ProE WF4

Purge Command ProE WF4

(OP)
Hello,

I am using ProE WF4 and purge command doesnt work. everytime I run purge, it says "Purge not recongnized as internal or external command". I have Proe WF4 installed on a 64 bit, Windows 7 OS machine.

Please help.

thanks
Shashi

RE: Purge Command ProE WF4

First find out where the Purge command lives. It will be in the Pro/E loadpoint\bin folder. On my system this is:
G:\Apps\PTC\proeWildfire4M170\bin

You need to add this to the Path environment variable.

Right click on "Computer" in the start menu and pick "properties"
Pick "Advanced system settings"
On the "Advanced" tap pick "Environment Variables"
Under "System variables" select "Path" then click "Edit"

This will give the paths the system searches to find executables. Don't mess it up! Each path value is separated by a semicolon (;).
It will open in an itty bitty non-resizable window (kind of makes you wonder how they could call the OS Windows, doesn't it?)
You may want to copy and paste it into a real text editor.


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RE: Purge Command ProE WF4

(OP)
thanks for the response.. it worked.

also, i tried copying the purge.exe to the working directory and it worked too.

RE: Purge Command ProE WF4

The shell just has to be able to find the command. Copying every executable to the working directory is a rather brute force method.

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