YES! It is exactly what you assumed.
The default value is "C:\Python30\Python.exe", and there is also another entry "path",its value is "C:\Python25\".
Does that mean I should not start python from the "Run" dialog box?
> Subject: [issue4402] os.getenv('PATH') return different result between 2.5 and 3.0rc3 > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > From: email@example.com > Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 08:24:21 +0000 > > > Amaury Forgeot d'Arc <firstname.lastname@example.org> added the comment: > > Can you please check with the "regedit" application whether you have an > entry for the key: > > "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\Windows\CURRENTVERSION\App > Paths\python.exe" > > (this key is used when you type "python" in the "Run" dialog box) > > What is its "(Default)" value? > Is there an additional entry named "PATH"? > > (I presume that (Default)=C:\Python30\Python.exe, and PATH=C:\Python25\) > > _______________________________________ > Python tracker <email@example.com> > <http://bugs.python.org/issue4402> > _______________________________________