Unable to cast COM object of type 'Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.ApplicationClass

Peter Feder 0 Reputation points
2023-03-05T22:55:26.3166667+00:00

Unable to cast COM object of type 'Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.ApplicationClass' to interface type 'Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word._Application'. This operation failed because the QueryInterface call on the COM component for the interface with IID '{00020970-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}' failed due to the following error: Element not found. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8002802B (TYPE_E_ELEMENTNOTFOUND)).

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  1. Emily Hua-MSFT 27,521 Reputation points
    2023-03-06T07:28:29.01+00:00

    Hi @Peter Feder

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