Component Object Model (COM) Error – ONL_E_ACCESS_DENIED_BY_TOU 0x8A020002

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “ONL_E_ACCESS_DENIED_BY_TOU 0x8A020002” that is returned when working with COM based APIs or libraries in Windows.

COM Error Message


What is COM?

Microsoft’s COM stands for Component Object Model. Component Object Model (COM) is a networked, object-oriented framework for building interoperable binary software components.   Microsoft’s OLE (compound documents), ActiveX (Internet-enabled components), and other products are built on the COM base technology.

Error Description

Below is the description of this COM Error.

Your application cannot get the Online Id properties due to the Terms of Use accepted by the user.