My Windows applications gets this kind of error often. Do you know what it is and how to fix it?  

System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x80080005): Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID {00024500-0000-0000-C000-000000000046} failed due to the following error: 80080005.
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Naman GoelConnect With a Mentor Software engineer 1Commented:
This might be Garbage collection issue, the object whatever you created opened not been closed.
Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)PresidentCommented:
Often related with having multiple versions of Office installed on the same computer. See
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