Knowing a COMObject by IID

Peter Hansen peter at
Mon Aug 16 16:07:25 CEST 2004

Mauro Baraldi wrote:

> Someone can helpe-me how to get the name of a COMObject by it CLSID.
> Example: 
> A object got a number CLSID ({CA8A9783-280D-11CF-A24D-444553540000}).
> It name is Acrobat Control for ActiveX.
> Or where can I found a good reference for this...

The most direct method is to use "regedit" to search for it
in your registry.  You can find it under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID
and the name will be under the default key for the entry.

But I suspect you wanted to do this programmatically...
and I don't know the API you would use.


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