Getting /c/Program Files (x86)/Elixir/bin/elixir: line 243: exec: erl: not found when running ies -S mix

I installed elixir after some failed attempts and now im getting this error. Im havent installed languages before since i mainly do web dev so im not sure why the error is happening.

Maybe Erlang is not installed?

I did install the latest version of earlang OTP 24.

Is it in your %PATH%?


as @hauleth mentioned make sure its in your PATH. Also, make sure your bin is actually located at C:/Program Files (x86)/Elixir/bin. Not in front of my windows computer, but I had a similar issue getting Elixir to work on windows and IIRC one thing was Elixir was in C:/Program Files/ and the erl folder was in C:/Program Files (86)/ and one of the PATH entries wasn’t looking in the right place.

The Windows installer could definitely use some attention.