How to determine the referenced COM object from System.__ComObject

Perhaps you are debugging your .NET Application and would like to know to which COM component an instance of System.__ComObject refers. Currently, I’ve only tested these steps in an .NET 2.0 x86 environment. Also, I’m using the incredible debugger extension developed by Rodney Viana which you can alsouse by downloading NetExt from https://netext.codeplex.com/. Make sure…

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Mixed Mode Adapter for Native C++

  So our customer’s goal was to update their native C++ application with support for calling a static instance of a C# class and share that instance with native and managed clients from within the same process space. This is a sample created to demonstrate one method to accomplish this task. (Many thanks to Rodney…

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The IObjectControl::Activate() method failed – Error Code = 0x800a01a8

  My customer was migrating from Windows 2003 to Windows 2012 R2. Part of the application still ran classic ASP and VB6 COM+ components in IIS. Their COM+ component requires ASP sessions state so IISIntrinsics was enabled for the component. However, in the new Windows 2012 R2 environment, when the VB6 component requested a value…

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