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If your running Windows 98 I think you have to type command.com into the run
dialog box, but you should also have MS-DOS located under your start menu
somewhere. Just open up a Dos prompt and then go to the directory where the
program is held and type

C:\>ruby hello.rb



~Jeremy



On 9/4/07, yahdoco <yahdoco / yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> > Don't just type "hello.rb" in the run box. Type "cmd", and you get a
> command
> > prompt that *doesn't* go away quickly, as I told you in the first email.
> ------------------------------
> I click on start>run and I get a dialog box with the word OPEN:
> I enter the word cmd and I get an error Dialog Box with the words:
> Cannot find tye file 'cmd' (or one of it's components). Make sure the
> path and filename are correct and that all required libraries are
> available.
> The hello.rb program does not run.
> It only runs when I enter "hello.rb", but the response (an active
> window with the name ruby) come up and then quickly disappears.
> Any other ideas? Thanks. Yahdoco
>
>
>

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