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Before upgrading to AutoIt v., I had no problems using ObjGet, but now I get a "0x80020006 Unknown name" COM error.  I'm running Windows 7 and the object to which I'm trying to attach is PowerTermPro.Document, which worked fine previously, but not so much now.

1.  Does anyone know why this error would occur and how to fix it?

2.  Also, are there any tools available to see which objects are available in the running object table (ROT) and possibly see their ProgID and/or CLSID?

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