Component Object Model (COM) Error – FVE_E_NO_PASSPHRASE_WITH_TPM 0x803100AB

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “FVE_E_NO_PASSPHRASE_WITH_TPM 0x803100AB” 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.

A password key protector cannot be added because a TPM protector exists on the drive.