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Install Ruby on Rails on Windows - Step by Step

Updated install instructions, as on 15th June 2007:
Updated Install instructions (5.18 KB) can be downloaded here. These modified instructions may be used in lieu of instructions found in "Step_by_step_RoR_Install_For_Windows.txt" and the original instructions.

Original instructions below:
Download the ruby pack from the link here (29.69 MB)

Unzip the package in a directory of your choice.

The following files are part of the package:
rubyInstall <dir>
standaloneInstall <dir containing all dependent packages of Rails>

Now, install Ruby, by double-clicking on the "ruby185-24.exe" file.

Next, gems needs to be installed.

Create a directory C:\Ruby\Src\ as
shell> md C:\Ruby\Src
Extract the "" file in the "C:\Ruby\Src\" directory.
Now, the gems package is extracted in the directory "C:\Ruby\Src\rubygems-0.9.2"

Next, copy…