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Bug #12371

Updated by nobu (Nobuyoshi Nakada) over 3 years ago

The `OleInitialize()` 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)` 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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