COM Exception from HRESULT: 0x80080005

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While working with Microsoft Office Interoperability, you may face the following exception that states: " COMException (0x80080005): Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID failed due to the following error: 80080005". This issue happens when Outlook is already running and you are trying to access it's mailbox from Visual Studio environment.