Component Object Model (COM) Error – FVE_E_OPERATION_NOT_SUPPORTED_ON_VISTA_VOLUME 0x80310096

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “FVE_E_OPERATION_NOT_SUPPORTED_ON_VISTA_VOLUME 0x80310096” 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 drive was encrypted using the version of BitLocker Drive Encryption included with Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 which does not support organizational identifiers. To specify organizational identifiers for this drive upgrade the drive encryption to the latest version using the “manage-bde -upgrade” command.