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ProBook 445 G6 - COM+ Application Error 80040154 - Class not Registered

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Probook 445 G6
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Western Digital Backup application cannot locate my external drive because it cannot access COM+ applications under component services. The link to the support article is


When I try to open COM+Applications I get a Catalog Error 80040154 Class not Registered. Screenshot (3).png


There was another user who had the same problem and he fixed it by "Edit Registry and set [ COM+ Enabled = 1 ] in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Microsoft\COM3" @Banhien. However when I did this it did not fix it.  Please help!!!

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