Component Object Model (COM) Error – SCARD_E_READER_UNSUPPORTED 0x8010001A

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “SCARD_E_READER_UNSUPPORTED 0x8010001A” 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 reader driver does not meet minimal requirements for support.