How does one _really_ install Ruby-mswin32?

Noah Meehan wrote:

Can someone say what the minimum alternative is to my
"Ruby1.6.6windowsFullInstall.exe" that I seem to have
lucked into, and where to get it?

Do you need Ruby 1.6.7 or would version 1.6.6 be good enough? If the
latter is OK you might want to consider using Andy Hunt’s installer for
Windows instead:

There is also what I believe is an alpha release of his installer for
Ruby 1.6.7 here:

Hope this helps,