Component Object Model (COM) Error – ERROR_VID_SAVED_STATE_CORRUPT 0xC0370027

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “ERROR_VID_SAVED_STATE_CORRUPT 0xC0370027” 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.

Cannot restore this virtual machine because the saved state data cannot be read. Delete the saved state data and then try to start the virtual machine.