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Component Object Model (COM) Error – SPAPI_E_INF_IN_USE_BY_DEVICES 0x800F023D

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “SPAPI_E_INF_IN_USE_BY_DEVICES 0x800F023D” 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.

One or more devices are presently installed using the specified INF.


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