Component Object Model (COM) Error – SPAPI_E_DRIVER_STORE_ADD_FAILED 0x800F0247

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “SPAPI_E_DRIVER_STORE_ADD_FAILED 0x800F0247” 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.

A problem was encountered while attempting to add the driver to the store.