Provides Distributed COM support for MicrosoftÃ????Ã???Ã??Ã?Â® WindowsÃ????Ã???Ã??Ã?Â® 98. The DCOM wire protocol transparently provides support for reliable, secure, and efficient communication between Component Object Model (COM) components such as ActiveXÃ????Ã???Ã??Ã?Â® controls, scripts, and Java applets residing on different machines in a LAN, a WAN, or on the Internet. With DCOM, your application can be distributed across locations that make the most sense to you and to the application.