Component Object Model (COM) Error – FVE_E_EDRIVE_INCOMPATIBLE_FIRMWARE 0x803100BF

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “FVE_E_EDRIVE_INCOMPATIBLE_FIRMWARE 0x803100BF” 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.

This PC’s firmware is not capable of supporting hardware encryption.