Creating an instance of the COM component with CLSID {AA40D1D6-CAEF-4A56-B9BB-D0D3DC976BA2} from the IClassFactory failed…

In this article, we will be discussing about the following error message in SQL Server and how to easily resolve it: Creating an instance of the COM component with CLSID {AA40D1D6-CAEF-4A56-B9BB-D0D3DC976BA2} from the IClassFactory failed…

 

About this Error Message

If you ever encounter issues when trying to create, add, or edit steps for a SQL Server Agent job in SQL Server Management Studio 2008 R2 don’t worry!

The error popup you might get is the following:

Creating an instance of the COM component with CLSID AA40D1D6-CAEF-4A56-B9BB-D0D3DC976BA2 from the IClassFactory failed... - Article on SQLNetHub- screenshot

 

How to Resolve the Issue

There is a fix for this issue. You can find it here.

The fix applies to the following products:

    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Workgroup
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard

 

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