Component Object Model (COM) Error – ERROR_VID_INVALID_MEMORY_BLOCK_HANDLE 0xC0370012

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “ERROR_VID_INVALID_MEMORY_BLOCK_HANDLE 0xC0370012” 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 handle is not a valid memory block handle for the virtualization infrastructure driver.