You may want to have Julius and HTK included in your path environment variable. This way you can execute Julius and/or HTK commands from your Windows console (note that you will not be able to execute bash or Perl scripting commands),
hit your 'end' key to go to the end of the Variable Value string and then add the following entry (all one line, and include the semi-colon ";" at the beginning of the string) to the end of the Variable Value entry field:
Warning: be very careful here, you can cause serious
problems with your system if you make a mistake. Don't overwrite or
delete anything already there. You are just adding directory entries
for HTK and Julius to the end of your current path.
If you think you may have made an error, click the cancel button and restart.
Click OK in the Edit System Variable window
Click OK in the Environment Variables window
Click OK in the System Properties window
if your system lists all the options available to the hvite command, then HTK is installed properly.
if your system displays version information for Julius, then Julius is installed properly;