Component Object Model (COM) Error – COMADMIN_E_CAN_NOT_START_APP 0x8011044B

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “COMADMIN_E_CAN_NOT_START_APP 0x8011044B” that is returned when working with COM based APIs or libraries in Windows.

COM Error Message


What is COM?

Microsoft’s COM stands for Component Object Model. Component Object Model (COM) is a networked, object-oriented framework for building interoperable binary software components.   Microsoft’s OLE (compound documents), ActiveX (Internet-enabled components), and other products are built on the COM base technology.

Error Description

Below is the description of this COM Error.

Failed to start application because it is either a library application or an application proxy