Component Object Model (COM) Error – PLA_E_DCS_SINGLETON_REQUIRED 0x80300102

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “PLA_E_DCS_SINGLETON_REQUIRED 0x80300102” 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.

The current configuration for this Data Collector Set requires that it contain exactly one Data Collector.