Component Object Model (COM) Error – TBSIMP_E_TOO_MANY_RESOURCES 0x80290218

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “TBSIMP_E_TOO_MANY_RESOURCES 0x80290218” 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 new virtual resource could not be created because there are too many open virtual resources.