Issue #12371 has been updated by jeremyevans0 (Jeremy Evans).

Status changed from Assigned to Closed

This appears to be fixed by commit:8feb9779182bd4285f3881029fe850dac188c1ac.

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Bug #12371: Windows Nano Server WIN32OLE compatibility
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/12371#change-82210

* Author: alexpilotti (Alessandro Pilotti)
* Status: Closed
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: suke (Masaki Suketa)
* Target version: 
* ruby -v: 
* Backport: 2.1: UNKNOWN, 2.2: UNKNOWN, 2.3: UNKNOWN
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The `OleInitialize()` call used in WIN32OLE is not supported on Nano Server due to the fact that the STA COM model is not available:

https://github.com/ruby/ruby/blob/32674b167bddc0d737c38f84722986b0f228b44b/ext/win32ole/win32ole.c#L820

As an alternative, `CoInitializeEx(NULL, COINIT_MULTITHREADED)` can be called when running on Nano Server, thus ensuring both compatibility with the preexisting behaviour and support for Nano Server.




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