Component Object Model (COM) Error – FVE_E_FIPS_RNG_CHECK_FAILED 0x80310036

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “FVE_E_FIPS_RNG_CHECK_FAILED 0x80310036” 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 random number generator check test failed.