DCOM extended the reach of COM from merely supporting a single user with separate applications communicating on the Windows desktop, to activating objects running under different security contexts, and on different machines across the network. This problem is complicated by some Windows APIs that initialize COM as part of their implementation, which causes a "leak" of implementation details.

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This window must have its message queue regularly "pumped". IDL files define object-oriented classes, interfaces, structures, enumerations and other user-defined types in a language independent manner. In my solution I have set: