i tried ptools gem and after install win-file-stat and win-pr i get this
error in irb...
> require 'ptools'
untimeError: GetProcAddress: GetVolumePathNamesForVolumeName or
GetVolumePathNa
esForVolumeNameA

       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/windows-pr-0.6.3/lib/windows/volu
e.rb:26:in `initialize'
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/windows-pr-0.6.3/lib/windows/volu
e.rb:26:in `new'
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/windows-pr-0.6.3/lib/windows/volu
e.rb:26
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:18:in
require__'
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:18:in
require'
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/win32-file-stat-1.2.4/lib/win32/f
le/stat.rb:9
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:24:in
require__'
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:24:in
require'
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/ptools-1.1.1/lib/ptools.rb:1
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:24:in
require__'
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:24:in
require'
       from (irb):1
> require 'purple'
oadError: No such file to load -- purple
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:18:in
require__'
       from
c:/ruby182/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:18:in
require'
       from (irb):2
> File.which("ruby")
oMethodError: undefined method `which' for File:Class
       from (irb):3
>
i have a Win2000 srvc pak 4 with just a C drive labeled IBM_PRELOAD

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