Lou Vanek wrote:
> > irb
> irb(main):001:0> require 'win32ole'
> => true
> irb(main):002:0> sound = WIN32OLE.new("MCI.MMControl")
> => #<WIN32OLE:0x250a230>
> irb(main):003:0>
>  > irb -v
> irb 0.9.5(05/04/13)
>  > ruby -v
> ruby 1.8.4 (2005-12-26) [i386-cygwin]
>
>
> do you have OLE/COM Object Viewer installed (I think it comes with Visual C++).
> if not, you can get it at,
> http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/reskit/tools/existing/oleview-o.asp
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9d467a69-57ff-4ae7-96ee-b18c4790cffd&displaylang=en
>
> Is "Microsoft MCI Control" listed under "Controls" or "Automation Objects" in the
> OLE/COM Object Viewer?

I don't see it.

> do you have mci32.ocx installed in System32 dir?
> is mci32.ocx in your path?
> is MCI.MMControl in your registry?

Nope.  Closest thing I've got is mciole32.dll.  Where do you get it?
I'm on Windows XP Pro, SP2 with the MS SDK and .NET stuff (cl 13).

Thanks,

Dan