COMException (0x800a01ad): ActiveX component can't create object

While troubleshooting an issue with a customer I found this error from an ASP.Net page while trying to create a COM object. The web page was hosted from IIS6 on a Windows Server 2003 machine. Troubleshooting further I figured that the OS was 64 bit and w3wp.exe was running as a 64 bit process trying…