Component Object Model (COM) Error – ERROR_HV_INVALID_SYNIC_STATE 0xC0350018

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “ERROR_HV_INVALID_SYNIC_STATE 0xC0350018” 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.

The hypervisor could not complete the operation because a required feature of the synthetic interrupt controller (SynIC) was disabled.