Component Object Model (COM) Error – FVE_E_AUTOUNLOCK_ENABLED 0x80310029

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “FVE_E_AUTOUNLOCK_ENABLED 0x80310029” 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.

BitLocker Drive Encryption cannot be turned off on the operating system drive until the auto unlock feature has been disabled for the fixed data drives and removable data drives associated with this computer.