ActiveX component can’t create object, when creating a 32-COM object in a 64-bit machine

I had two posts to resolve an issue with applications that use a 32-bit COM object in a 64-bit OS. Workaround for executable, and ASP.Net. I recently helped someone who had the same problem, but with a VB Script application, executed with cscript.exe. This VB script application uses a 32-bit COM object and failed to…


Using X86 COM interop with ASP.Net application in Windows x64

It has been almost two months since my last post. It has been very busy here.. I got several good notes with one my previous post, about using x86 COM interop in x64 environment. I also had few questions about using x86 COM interop with ASP.Net application in the 64-bit Windows, such as Windows Server…


x86 COM Interop in x64 Environment.

I encountered a problem with one of my application. It stops working when I executed it on Windows 2003 Server 64-bit. It threw an exception: Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID {GUID HERE} failed due to the following error: 80040154. The COM interop is an x86 interop, and that causes the exception….