Component Object Model (COM) Error – ERROR_VID_MMIO_RANGE_DESTROYED 0xC0370021

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “ERROR_VID_MMIO_RANGE_DESTROYED 0xC0370021” 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 memory mapped I/O for this page range no longer exists. Restarting the virtual machine may fix the problem. If the problem persists, try restarting the physical computer.