Component Object Model (COM) Error – SCARD_W_CHV_BLOCKED 0x8010006C

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “SCARD_W_CHV_BLOCKED 0x8010006C” 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 card cannot be accessed because the maximum number of PIN entry attempts has been reached.